State & CeremonialThe Netherlands

Future Dutch King Speaks Of A Will To Serve His People

Prince Willem-Alexander, in an interview with Dutch TV has spoken about his desire to serve his people and has even spoken about being happy to work with the government in reducing his constitutional powers to that of a purely ceremonial Monarch. He and his wife, Princess Maxima, are due to accede to the Dutch throne at the end of the month on ‘Queen’s Day’ when…
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Succession To The Crown Bill, Report Stage

[box type=”info” style=”rounded” border=”full”]Today, the Succession To The Crown Bill is being debated at report stage in the House of Lords. We’re expecting big things today in terms of amendments. Lots were mentioned and promised last time including clearing up the Duchy of Cornwall titles and further discussion about other titles and styles. Follow all…
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Succession To The Crown Bill To Continue Journey Through Parliament

This Tuesday [22nd], the much anticipated ‘Succession To The Crown Bill’ is to begin the next stage of its journey through the Houses Of Parliament beginning in the House Of Commons. The bill, which has already received criticism from the Prince Of Wales will receive its second reading on Tuesday followed by a committee stage then report before a third reading and progression to the…
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Church Of England Expresses Concern Over Primogeniture Law Change

The Church Of England has voiced its concerns over the rushing of the bill to change primogeniture laws for succession in the United Kingdom. Just a day ago, Prince Charles voiced the same concerns to Whitehall officials about how rushing these changes has caused many oversights which must be sorted. The Prince Of Wales’s original points were how, due to the bill being rushed through in…
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