Remembrance Day

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Government cuts to police budgets could see annual ceremonies scaled back or completely axed!! As Remembrance Day in the United Kingdom draws ever closer, it has been told today that some Remembrance parades are could be cancelled due to the police cuts. The Labour party has sent a warning to all that the amount of police cuts that has occurred could result in annual remembrance ceremonies to be scaled back or even completely axed. Since this has been revealed, there has been a huge outcry to try and make Theresa May, step in and deposit more money into the police force that is needed to carry out these ceremonies across the country. The shadow home secretary writes a letter to Mrs May, hoping for her to step forward and ensure that these parades continue on a yearly basis. In the letter Andy said: "It has been brought to my attention that, for the first time, this is impacting on the police presence required for road closures at annual parades and wreath-laying Remembrance ceremonies, This year, events in Yorkshire and Essex have been shortened and the 97th annual parade in Epping, attended by hundreds of local people each year, has been cancelled for lack of the necessary police resources.”…show more content…
Hundreds of thousands of people across the country attend their local remembrance ceremony to pay tribute to those who have sadly lost their lives in the battle to keep our
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