Rejected petition Create a new national living memorial to the victims of Coronavirus (Covid-19)

We would like the British Government to debate a proposal to create a national living memorial to Coronavirus victims both public and key workers, created at a site similar to Westonbirt or The NMA Staffordshire.

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The National Memorial Arboretum (NMA) Staffordshire has indicated it would consider a living memorial to Covid19 victims from the 'key workers' frontline. We propose that this demonstrates a willingness to create such a memorial in the United Kingdom for victims. Whether at NMA, Westonbirt or elsewhere, the tens of thousands of victims from the UK should be memorialised with a native species tree, their plots marked and identified to ensure not a single victim of Covid19 goes unremembered.

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A memorial for NHS, care, allied professionals, who die as a result of COVID:19:

Create a National Covid-19 Key worker memorial Commemorate the fallen:

Commission a Memorial Plaque to honour and remember UK victims of the Covid-19:

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