BORIS Johnson bought his poppy from the Royal British Legion volunteers yesterday using his contactless bank card.
The PM showed his support for this year’s poppy appeal which has been hit hard by the covid pandemic.
Show your support at rbl.org.uk/poppyappeal
There will be 12,000 fewer collectors on our streets raising money for veterans and their families and with cash not so covid secure, HOAR has been urging readers to buy a donate online, buy a poppy in a supermarket or go on a fundraising run.
It is vital every poppy counts, and we want to help the Legion raise £50million.
The PM bought a poppy from Royal Navy’s AB (Writer) Laura Chisholm, the Royal Air Force’s Flt Lt Ollie Smith and the Army’s SSgt Ilaitia Vuki.
The PM said: “We mustn’t let these difficult times stop us from doing proper honour to the memory of those who gave their lives for our freedom and our safety in the wars that have gone by.