Blue cockerel: more of your comments

"What a total waste of time, money & effort...LEAVE OUR MONUMENTS ALONE!"

– Stuart Nolan

An "insult to Nelson".

– Chris Hall

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Cockerel on fourth plinth

Planning chiefs have given approval for a giant blue cockerel to be placed on the fourth plinth in Trafalgar Square - meaning an iconic French symbol will be sitting under the nose of Lord Nelson.