Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal launch

The HM Forces Scooter club park up at the Portsmouth Cenotaph during a service on Remembrance Sunday Credit: Georgie Gillard/PA Wire

The Royal British Legion will launch its annual Poppy Appeal later.

The charity is hoping to break last year's record of raising £40 million.

A special song written by Tim Rice will be unveiled later as part of the fundraising drive.