75th Anniversary of Victory in Europe

Questions to the Mayor of London – answered on 11th July 2019.

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Photo of Peter Whittle Peter Whittle Brexit Alliance

On 8 June 2019, Business Secretary Greg Clark announced that May Day Bank Holiday will be moved to Friday 8 May next year, so the nation can mark the 75th anniversary of the victory of the Allies in Europe in the Second World War.1 What plans does the Mayor have for Londoners to mark this auspicious occasion?


Photo of Sadiq Khan Sadiq Khan Mayor of London

We will definitely be marking the 75th Anniversary of the victory of the Allies next year. We will be having discussions with the Ministry of Defence (MOD) and other partners to see how we can best support marking this important anniversary next year.