Iain Stewart MP signs Holocaust Educational Trust Book of Commitment

Iain Stewart MP signs Holocaust Educational Trust Book of Commitment
Iain Stewart MP signs Holocaust Educational Trust Book of Commitment

Iain Stewart MP has honoured the millions murdered during the Holocaust in the week of its 70th anniversary.

The MK South MP signed the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment, and in doing so, pledged his commitment to Holocaust Memorial Day.

He also paid tribute to the Holocaust survivors who “work tirelessly” to educate young people.

Mr Stewart said: Stewart: “Holocaust Memorial Day marks the anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi concentration and death camp Auschwitz-Birkenau – and is an important opportunity to remember the victims and survivors of the Holocaust and make sure they are not forgotten.”

Tuesday marked the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi concentration and death camp Auschwitz-Birkenau, the site of the largest mass murder in history.

In the weeks leading up to and after Holocaust Memorial Day, thousands of commemorative events will be arranged by schools, faith groups and community organisations across the country, remembering all the victims of the Holocaust and subsequent genocides.

Karen Pollock MBE, Chief Executive of the Holocaust Educational Trust, said: “We are proud that Iain is supporting Holocaust Memorial Day.

“As we mark the 70th anniversary of the end of the Holocaust and the liberation of the concentration camps in 2015, it is vitally important that we both continue to remember and learn from the appalling events of the Holocaust – as well as ensuring that we continue to challenge antisemitism and all forms of bigotry.