Britannia To Win The Lottery! Fifty Tory Mps Back New Lotto Game To Let Public Pay For New Royal Yacht

Ministers are being urged to launch a lottery game to raise funds for a new £120million Royal Yacht Britannia to “showcase post-Brexit Britain and bring trade to our shores”.

Fifty Tory MPs have written to three of Theresa May’s most senior Cabinet ministers urging them to help “right the wrong” of the Labour government’s decision in 1997 to decommission Britannia.

Using funds from a new national lottery game to pay for a new Britannia would allow ordinary Britons “the pride of having a stake” in helping to fund the new yacht which would “showcase the best of British business and project our humanitarian role across the globe”, the MPs said.

The MPs’ concept to raise funds was welcomed by Anthony Morrow, the last captain of HMY Britannia, who told The Daily Telegraph: “A new initiative for a Royal Yacht to replace Britannia is to be warmly welcomed and it would be wonderful to see this come…

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