This petition was submitted during the 2017–2019 Conservative government
Petition Change August 31st bank holiday 2020 to 14th August 2020 for the 75th VJ day.
Next year's early May bank holiday will be moved back by four days for the whole of the UK to coincide with the 75th anniversary of VE Day.
British troops who fought in the far East were often referred to as the Forgotten army and still now, the anniversary of VJ day has not been mentioned.
This petition closed early because of a General Election Find out more on the Petitions Committee website