Statue of legendary tenants rights campaigner Mary Barbour to be unveiled in Govan
Association will unveil statue after reaching fundraising target
A STATUE honouring legendary figure Mary Barbour will be built in Govan where she campaigned for tenants’ rights.
The statue will be unveiled in Govan on 17 November.
Barbour was a leading campaigner during rent strikes in 1915 that led to a change in government legislation, prohibiting unscrupulous landlords from raising rents and evicting residents who couldn’t afford to pay.