Prime Minister leads clap for Captain Sir Tom Moore
4th February 2021
Prime Minister Boris Johnson, with his partner Carrie Symonds, led the tributes to the 100-year-old fundraiser by taking part in a national clap. He said the event reflected Capt Sir Tom Moore’s “spirit of optimism”
Captain Sir Tom Moore’s family said they were “incredibly touched” by the event and people “taking part with huge love in their hearts”.
The London Eye landmark is lit up with the colours of the Union flag, during a nationwide clap in honour of Captain Sir Tom.
Captain Sir Tom Moore – who died on Tuesday at the age of 100 – raised almost £39m for the NHS with his fundraising walk which took in 100 laps of his garden. He showed courage and bravery during his time and he also showed that no matter your age, you can still make an impact on the world!