VE Day 75th Anniversary

10th May 2020

Union FlagEpping Forest MP Dame Eleanor Laing raised the Union flag outside her home to commemorate the 75th anniversary of VE Day.

Dame Eleanor said: "I was proud to put up a flag to remember my Dad and his generation. 

"Many of them gave their lives and all of them gave their youth to fight for our freedom."

Dame Eleanor has also expressed her thanks to the many local people who are continuing to help others during the ongoing coronavirus situation.

She said: "I am well aware of many local organisations and individuals who are making every effort to support and help others during these difficult and unprecedented times.

"I would like to thank everyone going out of their way to offer help, including by providing assistance with shopping and collecting prescriptions.

"Everyone who observes the Government advice is helping the constituency and the country get through this crisis."

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