Banksy Brexit mural painted over

Banksy Brexit mural painted over

A Brexit-themed Banksy mural in England has been covered up with white paint.

The artwork appeared on a former amusements arcade near Dover's busy ferry terminal in May 2017 where it could be seen by lots of passing motorists.

Banksy Brexit mural painted over

It showed an EU flag with a workman chipping away one of the stars, symbolising Britain leaving the EU.

The mural had been covered up last month and workmen had assembled scaffolding over it.

A local MP Charlie Elphicke has spoken out about its disappearance, saying a group called Historic England should "hang their heads in shame" for not protecting the piece.

The artwork had been valued at £1m in July.

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