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Portsmouth MP calls for nominations for his Parliamentary Remembrance tribute

Stephen Morgan MP has called for constituents to get in touch and offer their suggestions for his Remembrance tribute in Parliament.

Marking its 100th year, the Royal British Legion (RBL) has teamed up with the House of Commons to install a House of Commons Constituency Garden of Remembrance.

All 650 Members of Parliament have been invited by the Speaker to plant their Remembrance tributes in New Palace Yard, ensuring every constituency in the country can be represented and remembered in a single place.

Suggestions for the remembrance tribute can be to an individual, regiment or community that has a connection with Mr Morgan’s constituency of Portsmouth South. Nominations can be sent either via email or post.

The Portsmouth MP will be planting his tribute on behalf of constituents in the run up to Armistice Day next week.

The Portsmouth South MP, said:

“Remembrance is an important time for communities right across the country, none more so than in Portsmouth, so I’m delighted to be taking part in this thoughtful initiative by the Legion and the Speaker of the House of Commons.

“Every village, town or city in Britain has a unique story to tell about the service and sacrifices made to keep us safe. Being able to recognise and remember this in a single place and at the heart of the UK’s democracy is the perfect way to mark the Royal British Legion’s centenary.

“I look forward to receiving many suggestions from constituents for who they think Portsmouth should honour and remember this year.”

Suggestions for consideration by the city MP should be emailed to stephen.morgan.mp@parliament.uk by no later than 5pm on Monday 8.