PUBLIC URGED TO TAKE PART IN ONLINE VE DAY COMMEMORATIONS

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SNP MSP FULTON MACGREGOR CALLS ON CONSTITUENTS TO PAY TRIBUTE DESPITE LOCKDOWN RESTRCTIONS

 

An online service of remembrance and a two-minute silence will lead Scotland’s commemorations this year to mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day on 8th May.

 

MSP for Coatbridge & Chryston, Fulton MacGregor, has urged his constituents to pay their respects with an online service.

 

The commemorations led by the Legion Scotland and Poppyscotland, will include a message from children and families currently learning at home including a video message of thanks from the First Minister.

 

Commenting, Fulton MacGregor MSP said:

 

“The 75th anniversary of VE Day is a hugely important moment in Scotland’s history.

 

“Despite the difficult situation we currently all find ourselves in, it is only right that we pay tribute to the determination and sacrifices made by the men and women in the Second World War.

 

“I hope as many people as possible in Coatbridge & Chryston, will join millions of others on 8th May, to honour those who laid down their lives in a shared moment national commemoration.”

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