West Suffolk MP Matt Hancock marks Holocaust Memorial Day

Matt Hancock MP signs Holocaust Educational Trust Book of Commitment 26th January 2017. Photo from

Matt Hancock MP signs Holocaust Educational Trust Book of Commitment 26th January 2017. Photo from UK Parliament. - Credit: UK Parliament.

An MP marked Holocaust Memorial Day by signing a commemorative book.

West Suffolk MP Matt Hancock signed the Holocaust Educational Trust's Book of Commitment as Friday, January 27 marked the the anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi concentration and death camp Auschwitz-Birkenau.

Mr Hancock said: 'Holocaust Memorial Day is an important opportunity for people from West Suffolk and across the country to reflect on the tragic events of the Holocaust.

'As the Holocaust moves from living history to just history, it becomes ever more important that we take the time to remember the victims and also pay tribute to the survivors.

'I would encourage my constituents to show their support for such an important day.'


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Karen Pollock MBE, chief executive of the Holocaust Educational Trust, said: 'Our mission is to educate young people from every background about the Holocaust and its contemporary relevance.'

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