T: 023 8086 4500 | M: 075 4532 5209 | E: dharrison100@aol.com

T: 023 8086 4500
M: 075 4532 5209
E: dharrison100@aol.com

Councillor Davod Harrison

School Children Remember

Poppies in a field
Poppies in a field

It was a pleasure to have joined in a ceremony today, where school children were present at the war memorial in Totton, to particularly mark and acknowledge the sacrifice of all those that died in the First World war as we approach the 100th anniversary.

Virtually all the local schools were present, including pupils with special needs, from New Forest Park school.

The local MP made a short speech, rightly saying that wars represented a failure of politics. However, he only credited NATO with keeping the peace in Europe the last 70 years.

He could have equally mentioned the EU, which was the specific intention of the founding fathers of the organisation.

Both organisations have played an important part, whether you consider that big sticks or talking and compromise are the most effective means.

What Dr Lewis and I will agree upon is that we can have political discourse and disagreement all because of the sacrifices made to protect our democracy.

SIGN UP FOR DAVID'S NEWSLETTER

Sign up to David's latest stories which are delivered to your inbox in the morning. Please note: your details including your email address will not be sold or given to a third party. 
Something went wrong. Please check your entries and try again.

Leave a Comment





Search the site

Latest Totton Stories

Water Running Down Wall

Housing Issue

I have spent a small part of my Sunday morning trying to address a very serious housing issue

Rushington Roundabout

Rushington Roundabout

I am pleased to see the warning signs that have now been erected on all approaches to Rushington roundabout.

Worker In Wheelchair

Calls That Make You Think

I get regular calls from people who are in some sort of housing crisis, but not so many about employment issues.

Buses - Not in service

More Bus Cuts

A few people have asked me about the local impact of more cuts to bus subsidies announced by the Conservatives at Hampshire County Council.

Trotts Lane - Advanced Warning of Roadworks

Eling Toll Bridge Works

As part of the programme of works being undertaken by Hampshire Highways we will be carrying out bollard replacement and paving works on Eling Hill, over the Eling Causeway.