On Tuesday 21st November David Morris MP helped three students from Morecambe and Lunesdale presented their petition on Syria to Downing Street. The petition was also presented to the House of Commons on Monday 21st November.
The petition read:
The petition signed by residents of Heysham, Morecambe and surrounding areas ;Declares that civilians should be protected from hostile forces in the war-torn nation of Syria. The petitioners therefore urge the House of Commons to pressure the government to take all action necessary in providing humanitarian assistance to those in need and to work with other nations to impose a no-fly zone over civilian territory, promoting peace that contributes to the stability of the country."
David Morris MP said:
‘I am always delighted to help young people who are engaging in our democracy. I was pleased to be able to help the students present their petition of over 1000 names to Number 10 Downing Street today to share their views on the Syria Crisis with the Prime Minister’.
Photo L-R Joshua Hardman, David Morris MP, Aladdin Alijian, Matthew Lowe