The Royal British Legion “a cause very close to my heart” says Neil Parish

Neil Parish, Prospective Parliamentary Candidate (PPC) for Tiverton and Honiton, has pledged to do his bit for the British Armed Forces family.Neil Parish met with representatives from The Royal British Legion at the recent Conservative party conference in Manchester where he was presented with a copy of the Legion’s manifesto for the next general election. The manifesto sets out priorities for the next Government to improve conditions for the British Armed Forces past and present and their families. It encourages MPs and prospective parliamentary candidates (PPCs) to “do their bit” for Service Personnel and their families, the bereaved, veterans and dependants.Kevin Shinkwin, the Legion’s Head of Public Affairs, said, “We’re really grateful to Neil for making the time to meet with us and listen to our concerns. Our message to every candidate standing at the general election is very simple: ‘It’s time to do your bit’.“Our manifesto outlines practical ways the next government can help, and we hope all the parties will give it serious consideration” he added.Neil Parish said, “This is a cause very close to my heart. I am very pleased that today I can pledge my support for The Royal British Legion’s general election manifesto and the great work they do. We must all ensure that our Service Personal and their families, our veterans and those who have lost family members in the service of their country are given the support and care they need”.To see how you can do ‘your bit’ visit: www.timetodoyourbit.org.uk