Tory councillors in Thatcher’s former constituency of Finchley and Barnet were convinced there would be plenty of residents willing to volunteer to have their street renamed after the former PM.
A year ago, Tory-controlled Barnet Council leader Richard Cornelius said:
“There must be a road full of Tories. We are looking for one to come forward.”
But a year later there has not been one application for the name change:
You can’t blame Barnet residents.
Imagine what naming your street after a close friend of paedophile Jimmy Savile would do to property prices?
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