Churchill name for military base opposed, 100 years on





A decision to name part of a military base in the Vale of Glamorgan after Winston Churchill has been criticised by a community council.

Llanmaes council say it is wrong to name the St Athan site in honour of the wartime prime minister because he sent troops to intervene in a south Wales miners' dispute in 1910.

The strike led to violent outbreaks known as the Tonypandy riots.

The Ministry of Defence (MoD) plans to name St Athan's West Camp Churchill Lines....


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