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His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh The Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park) moved that a Humble Address be presented to Her Majesty as follows—

"Most Gracious Sovereign,

We, Your Majesty’s most dutiful and loyal subjects, the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, beg leave to convey to Your Majesty the heartfelt sympathy of this House on the death of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

Prince Philip gave selfless public service to the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth for over seventy years. He will be remembered for His distinguished Naval service in the Second World War and, following marriage to Your Majesty, for His energy and commitment across so many areas of national life, including conservation, science and technology, design, sport and Your Armed Forces. His major achievement in creating the Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme has transformed the lives of millions of young people around the world. Above all His role at the side of Your Majesty, supporting Your life of service as our Sovereign and encouraging the work of Your family, has been a steadfast presence for us all.

We assure Your Majesty that His memory will be held dear by those who knew Him and honoured in the history of our country. Our prayers join with those of the entire nation for His Royal Highness, and for Your Majesty and all the Royal Family at this sad time of loss and sorrow."

After debate, the motion was agreed to nemine dissentiente, and the Lord Chamberlain was ordered to present the Address to Her Majesty.

Monday 12 April 2021 between 13:06 and 18:57

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Summary

His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh The Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park) moved that a Humble Address be presented to Her Majesty as follows—

"Most Gracious Sovereign,

We, Your Majesty’s most dutiful and loyal subjects, the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, beg leave to convey to Your Majesty the heartfelt sympathy of this House on the death of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

Prince Philip gave selfless public service to the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth for over seventy years. He will be remembered for His distinguished Naval service in the Second World War and, following marriage to Your Majesty, for His energy and commitment across so many areas of national life, including conservation, science and technology, design, sport and Your Armed Forces. His major achievement in creating the Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme has transformed the lives of millions of young people around the world. Above all His role at the side of Your Majesty, supporting Your life of service as our Sovereign and encouraging the work of Your family, has been a steadfast presence for us all.

We assure Your Majesty that His memory will be held dear by those who knew Him and honoured in the history of our country. Our prayers join with those of the entire nation for His Royal Highness, and for Your Majesty and all the Royal Family at this sad time of loss and sorrow."

After debate, the motion was agreed to nemine dissentiente, and the Lord Chamberlain was ordered to present the Address to Her Majesty.

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Speakers

The following Members spoke during this item of business.

Baroness Buscombe
Conservative
Life peer
Baroness Evans of Bowes Park
Conservative
Life peer
Baroness McIntosh of Pickering
Conservative
Life peer
Baroness Mobarik
Conservative
Life peer
Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne
Conservative
Life peer
Baroness Pidding
Conservative
Life peer
Baroness Rawlings
Conservative
Life peer
Baroness Warsi
Conservative
Life peer
Baroness Wyld
Conservative
Life peer
Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth
Conservative
Life peer
Lord Choudrey
Conservative
Life peer
Lord Cormack
Conservative
Life peer
Lord Davies of Gower
Conservative
Life peer
Lord De Mauley
Conservative
Excepted Hereditary
Lord Forsyth of Drumlean
Conservative
Life peer
Lord Glenarthur
Conservative
Excepted Hereditary
Lord Howard of Lympne
Conservative
Life peer
Lord Howard of Rising
Conservative
Life peer
Lord Howell of Guildford
Conservative
Life peer
Lord Kirkham
Conservative
Life peer
Lord Lamont of Lerwick
Conservative
Life peer
Lord Mackay of Clashfern
Conservative
Life peer
Lord Marland
Conservative
Life peer
Lord Polak
Conservative
Life peer
Lord Ribeiro
Conservative
Life peer
Lord Robathan
Conservative
Life peer
Lord Sarfraz
Conservative
Life peer
Lord Sharpe of Epsom
Conservative
Life peer
Lord Sheikh
Conservative
Life peer
Lord Taylor of Holbeach
Conservative
Life peer
Lord Trefgarne
Conservative
Excepted Hereditary
Lord Vaizey of Didcot
Conservative
Life peer
Lord Wakeham
Conservative
Life peer
The Earl of Caithness
Conservative
Excepted Hereditary
The Earl of Dundee
Conservative
Excepted Hereditary
Viscount Ridley
Conservative
Excepted Hereditary
Viscount Trenchard
Conservative
Excepted Hereditary

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