State & Ceremonial

Social media erupts in delight as election guru Professor John Curtice receives knighthood

Britain’s most famous psephologist, Professor John Curtice, has received a knighthood in The Queen’s 2018 New Years Honours list. Sir John has received the prestigious honour for services to social science and politics. The Professor said: “Just six months ago the exit poll I led surprised everyone with a shock prediction that went on to be uncannily accurate. “Now it is my turn…
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State & Ceremonial

Arise Sir Nick Clegg - former Deputy Prime Minister to receive knighthood from The Queen

Nick Clegg will receive a knighthood from The Queen in the New Years Honours list for his services to politics. Mr Clegg, who was Deputy Prime Minister of the United Kingdom for five years, will be named in the list when it is released later this week according to reports. Senior Liberal Democrat sources have told the Daily Mail that the former party leader will be knighted next year. A Liberal…
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State & Ceremonial

Meet Sarah Clarke - Her Majesty's first Lady Usher of the Black Rod

It has been announced that Sarah Clarke has been appointed as The Queen’s new Lady Usher of the Black Rod – the first woman to hold the position in the job’s 650-year history. Miss Clark will be tasked with leading ceremonial aspects of Parliament, including the State Opening. Other key responsibilities that she will undertake on a daily basis include the organisation and…
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The Prince of Wales leads the nation in remembrance at the Cenotaph

The Prince of Wales led the nation in remembrance at the Cenotaph on Sunday as thousands of people gathered at the memorial to honour those killed in wars and conflicts past and present. Prince Charles laid a wreath on behalf of his mother, The Queen, who this year watched the ceremony from the balcony of the Foreign Office alongside her husband, The Duke of Edinburgh. After the heir-to-the-throne…
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