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VE Day: Scotland

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 23420, tabled on 2 March 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what his plans are for marking VE Day in Scotland.

Answered on

9 March 2020

The Ministry of Defence will be providing support to the Scottish Government's and Royal British Legion Scotland's joint commemorations in Edinburgh of the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day. Additionally, the British Army's 51 Brigade, in concert with the city's Lord Provost, will organise a People's Parade through Glasgow. Defence will provide Armed Forces bands, parading Service personnel and flypasts for the commemorations in both Edinburgh and Glasgow.