Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Quote of the day 20th May 2020

"Colonel Tom's fantastic fundraising broke records, inspired the whole country and provided us all with a beacon of light through the fog of coronavirus.

"On behalf of everyone who has been moved by his incredible story, I want to say a huge thank you. He's a true national treasure."

(PM Boris Johnson, announcing that Her Majesty is to award a knighthood to Captain, and Honorary Colonel, Tom Moore following a special nomination in response to many public representations that he should receive such an honour. 
A Government spokeswoman added: "We know there is huge appetite to say thank you to all those supporting the nation during this emergency and doing incredible things day in, day out, up and down the country.

"We will ensure these unsung heroes are recognised in the right way, at the right time.")

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