Out with a bang? Should tonight's Clap for Carers be the last one? The founder believes it should...do you agree?

Millions of people across the country have clapped at 8pm on Thursday nights throught the pandemic

Thursday, 28th May 2020, 10:44 am
Last week's Clap For Carers in Northampton Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images

The founder of the Clap for Carers phenomenon that has swept the nation believes that tonight's event - the 10th - should be the last.

Annemarie Plas says: "I think it’s good to have the last of the series [today] Thursday, because to have the most impact I think it is good to stop it at its peak.

"Without getting too political, I share some of the opinions that some people have about it becoming politicised.

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Last week's Clap For Carers in Northampton Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images

"I think the narrative is starting to change and I don’t want the clap to be negative.

"A clap is something normal people can do, showing our appreciation. But the power is not with us. We can give them respect but we are not signing the cheque – that falls on another desk."

Last week's Clap For Carers in Northampton Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images
Last week's Clap For Carers in Northampton Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images
Last week's Clap For Carers in Northampton Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images