Big Ben to Fall Silent Until 2021

Apart from on Remembrance Sunday and New Year of course.
This is sad in some ways, but necessary. It hits home how much a part of our everyday lives within the UK,the chimes of Big Ben/Elizabeth Tower are.
It is not permanent, and the absence is not four years given the special occasions, and the changes will be worthwhile. It would be better though, for Parliament to decamp elsewhere, as soon as possible, in order to fit in the other necessary changes to the building of the Palace of Westminster

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