Wakefield Council lights up Clock Tower in purple to show its support for the family of George Floyd
town hall clock continues to light up as the Council’s symbol of support – and
will turn purple to stand in solidarity with the family of George Floyd and
everyone tackling racism.
clock tower ‘lighting’ has been used to show support for the NHS over the last
few months. More recently its support for key workers, including health and
social care workers, is shown every Tuesday when the Town Hall is lit green.
The Council is determined to demonstrate its solidarity with those tackling
racism all over the world, which is why the clock tower will be lit up in
purple this evening, after yesterday’s tribute to key workers.
Michael Graham, Wakefield Council’s Cabinet Member for Resources said: “It is
vital that we all stand together in support of all those across the world who
are dealing with racism or any other forms of prejudice.
want to use our symbol of support and for this reason our Town Hall will light
up for George Floyd and his family tonight.”
Clock Tower will be lit up in blue tomorrow in support of the NHS. It will be
return to being lit in purple on Friday until Tuesday, when it will be lit in
green for key workers.