Blue plaques that pay tribute to London’s past may be history

Spending cuts have led a government agency to suspend the placement of markers on buildings where noble or noteworthy people once lived or worked.

LONDON — In this age of deep austerity cuts, plenty of Brits face an uncertain future. But many Londoners are now wondering whether the past is about to get the chop as well.Blue plaques that pay tribute to London’s past may be history