Boris Johnson last night 'wholeheartedly' backed the Daily Mail's campaign to help create a national memorial for Britain's Covid victims. As generous donations from readers continued to flood in, the Prime Minister led a chorus of cross-party approval for the drive to build a moving tribute at St Paul's Cathedral. Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer said he was 'honoured' to support the plan, Liberal Democrat leader Sir Ed Davey said it was a 'fantastic idea' and the SNP 's Ian Blackford and the Green Party's Jonathan Bartley also pledged their support. The idea is for a magnificent new entrance at the cathedral featuring a grand oak portico engraved with the words 'Remember Me', leading through to a chapel housing screens showing a virtual book of remembrance for those lost to the pandemic. Boris Johnson (pictured) last night 'wholeheartedly' backed the Daily Mail's campaign to help create a national memorial for Britain's Covid victims And the Dean at St Paul's, The Very Reverend David Ison, has also expressed his immense gratitude to Mail readers. Admitting that he had personally found the pandemic 'overwhelming', he said: 'We are so hugely grateful, and on behalf of all those people we are seeking to… Read full this story
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