Daily Record: November 29th, 2012


Windsor Castle 

The Amir of the State of Kuwait, with the Kuwaiti Suite in attendance, left Windsor Castle this morning.

The Amir drove to Westminster Abbey where His Highness laid a wreath at the Grave of the Unknown Warrior.

The Amir of the State of Kuwait today visited the Palace of Westminster and was received by the Lord Speaker (the Baroness D’Souza) and the Rt Hon John Bercow MP (Speaker of the House of Commons).

The Speaker welcomed The Amir and His Highness delivered an Address.

The Amir of the State of Kuwait subsequently attended a Reception with Peers, Members of Parliament and other guests.

The Amir of the State of Kuwait then concluded the State Visit to The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh.

General Sir David Richards (Chief of the Defence Staff) was received by The Queen today.

The Service Chiefs of Staff were invited to Luncheon with The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh this afternoon.

The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh gave a Reception at Windsor Castle this evening for Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenants at which The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester, and The Duke of Kent were present.

Clarence House 

The Prince of Wales, President, The Prince of Wales’s Business and Sustainability Programme, this morning held a Meeting at Clarence House.

The President of the Gabonese Republic later called upon His Royal Highness.

The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall, Joint Patrons, Diamond Champions (Women’s Royal Voluntary Service Campaign), this afternoon held a Reception at St James’s Palace for volunteers and supporters of the Campaign.

Buckingham Palace 

The Duke of York, Patron, Ladder for London, this morning visited City Gateway, Limehouse Youth Centre, Limehouse Causeway, London E14.

His Royal Highness this afternoon visited Peabody Avenue, London SW1, on the occasion of the One Hundred and Fiftieth Anniversary of the founding of the Peabody Estate and was received by Dr Paul Knapman (Deputy Lieutenant of Greater London).

Buckingham Palace 

The Princess Royal, Patron, the National Association of Citizens Advice Bureaux, this morning visited Citizens Advice Tendring Reach Out Project, 18 Carnarvon Road, Clacton-on-Sea, and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Essex (the Lord Petre).

Her Royal Highness afterwards attended a Reception at Hylands Park, London Road, Chelmsford, Essex, to mark the granting of City status to the town.

The Princess Royal, President, Save the Children UK, this afternoon visited Brentwood Save the Children shop at Baytree Shopping Centre, Brentwood, Essex.

Her Royal Highness, Royal Patron, Women into Science and Engineering, later presented the Women into Science, Engineering and Construction Awards at the Institution of Engineering and Technology, 2 Savoy Place, London WC2, and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Greater London (Sir David Brewer).

The Princess Royal, Patron, Riders for Health, this evening attended a Reception at the Army and Navy Club, 36-39 Pall Mall, London SW1.

Her Royal Highness, Patron, London Scottish Football Club, afterwards attended the Scottish Varsity Launch Dinner at the Caledonian Club, 9 Halkin Street, London SW1.

Kensington Palace 

The Duke of Gloucester, Deputy Colonel-in-Chief, The Royal Logistic Corps, this morning presented campaign medals at the Homecoming Parade for 4 Logistic Support Regiment at Dalton Barracks, Abingdon, Oxfordshire.

St James’s Palace 

The Duke of Kent this morning visited Oxford Science Park, Magdalen Centre, 1 Robert Robinson Avenue, Oxford, and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Oxfordshire (Mr Timothy Stevenson).

His Royal Highness afterwards visited the Sharp Laboratories at Oxford Science Park.

The Duke of Kent this afternoon visited Diamond Light Source, Diamond House, Harwell Science and Innovation Campus, Fermi Avenue, Didcot, Oxfordshire, and subsequently visited the Diamond-Manchester University Imaging Branchline Building.

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