Government 'happy to endorse' Lee Rigby memorial

Today, the Department for Communities and Local Government said: "Britain has a long tradition of memorials to pay respect to the fallen through public subscription, including memorials to mark acts of IRA terrorism on the British mainland."

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The DCLA added: "Provided such a memorial has the support of Drummer Lee Rigby's family, the Government is happy to endorse a proposal for an appropriate memorial, such as a memorial plaque, in Woolwich."

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Family of Lee Rigby lay tributes at scene of his death

Well-wishers lined the street outside Woolwich Barracks and many people chose to wear Help for Heroes T-shirts to show their support.