Sadiq Khan Gives Green Light To Inflatable Trump Baby

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Sadiq Khan Gives Green Light To Inflatable Trump Baby

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The inflatable Trump baby, which smashed its crowdfunding target, has been given the go-ahead to fly above London, by Sadiq Khan and the Greater London Authority.

The nappy-wearing balloon baby has nabbed some prime real estate in London's skyline too — it's set to fly from Parliament Square Gardens, right next to Houses of Parliament.

There are restrictions in place: the dirigible can go no higher than 30 metres and will only be up from 9.30am-11.30am. Still, it's a victory for those who raised over £16,000 to make this happen.

The iPhone wielding baby's flight is set to coincide with a 'Stop Trump' march nearby. However, the Met Police — who look after the airspace — retain the right to veto its flight on the day.

A spokesperson for the Mayor of London said:

The Mayor supports the right to peaceful protest and understands that this can take many different forms.

His city operations team have met with the organisers and have given them permission to use Parliament Square Garden as a grounding point for the blimp.

Last Updated 05 July 2018