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Speech to the 999 Festival of Thanksgiving 2019

On Friday 6th September 2019 I delivered a speech to the Emergency Services Festival of Thanksgiving at St Giles’ Cathedral, Edinburgh, attended by the Minister of State for Crime, Policing and the Fire Service, Rt Hon Kit Malthouse MP, Scottish Justice Secretary, Humza Yousaf MSP, Scottish Health Secretary, Jeane Freeman MSP, Welsh Deputy Minister for […]

Speech to the 999 Festival of Thanksgiving

On Friday 7th September 2018 I delivered a speech to the inaugural Emergency Services Festival of Thanksgiving at Manchester Cathedral, attending by the Minister of State for Policing and the Fire Service, Rt Hon Nick Hurd MP, dignitaries and personnel from across the emergency services. The text of my speech is below. At the Service […]

Emergency Services Day and Festival

The National Emergency Services Memorial are pleased to announce two special annual events in the emergency services calendar. The first is an ‘Emergency Services Festival of Thanksgiving, which will take place on the nearest Friday to 9th September and will rotate around the country. The multi-denominational service will take place on Friday 7th September 2018 at […]