A BOOK of remembrance commemorating those killed in the Holocaust has been signed by Chelmsford MP Simon Burns.

The Conservative added his name to the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment in the House of Commons on Monday.

With Holocaust Memorial Day coming on January 27, Mr Burns said it is important to remember those who died and survived the attrocity.

He said: “I would encourage all constituents to mark the day and to join members of my community in the fight against prejudice and intolerance.”