Dame Vera Lynn in bid to keep White Cliffs of Dover English

Dame Vera Lynn, 93, the Forces Sweetheart in the Second World War, yesterday tried to ensure that the White Cliffs of Dover remain forever England.

Dame Vera Lynn

We'll meet again: Dame Vera Lynn stands in front of the White Cliffs of Dover

In the shadow of the cliffs, she backed a £400 million People’s Bid to buy the Port of Dover, which the Government wants to sell.

The bid organised by Dover’s Tory MP Charlie Elphicke, aims to keep the port out of foreign ownership.

RBS, Lloyds and ferry companies have pledged support and residents of Dover are being invited to take stakes of £10 each.

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