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Make the day after Remembrance Sunday a Public Holiday

Submitted by Timothy Robin Clay on Monday 15th November 2021

Published on Friday 19th November 2021

Current status: Open

Open until: Thursday 19th May 2022

Current Signatures: 100
(count is updated approximately hourly)

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Armed Forces ~ August ~ British ~ christmas ~ Forced ~ Gap ~ Remembrance ~ Remembrance Day ~ Remembrance Sunday ~ sacrifice ~ The British ~ US ~ Veteran

Petition Action

Make the day after Remembrance Sunday a Public Holiday

Petition Details

As a former member of the British Armed Forces, remembrance day is one of the most important days of the year for me and there should be a public holiday to commemorate it.

Additional Information

There is a long gap between August and Christmas and I can think of no more fitting testament to our veterans and their families to make the day following Remembrance Sunday a public holiday. This will give us all the chance to remember and reflect even more than we do now and will highlight their sacrifice to a wider audience.


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