Monday, 3 November 2014


I've been to meet 91 year old Harry Leslie Smith who made a name for himself with his inspiring speech on the NHS at the Labour party conference earlier this year. In the lead up to Remembrance Sunday, he's said he'll never wear a poppy again because he thinks politicians have hijacked the cause for their own benefit...

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1 comment:

  1. Harry may have a point but surely it is better to wear a poppy, such an appropriate symbol for suffering and death, than not to wear one. We as a community acknowledge our debt to those who fought for us, by wearing the poppy..