Daily Record: November 27th, 2014

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Buckingham Palace

The Rt Hon Desmond Swayne MP was received by The Queen this morning and delivered up his Wand of Office upon relinquishing his appointment as Vice-Chamberlain of the Household.

Mrs Anne Milton MP was received by The Queen upon her appointment as Vice-Chamberlain of the Household when Her Majesty handed to her her Wand of Office.

Mrs Anne Milton MP, as Vice-Chamberlain of the Household, subsequently presented Addresses from the House of Commons to The Queen to which Her Majesty was graciously pleased to make reply.

His Excellency Mr Guy Hewitt was received by The Queen today upon his appointment as High Commissioner for Barbados in London.

General Sir Nicholas Houghton (Chief of the Defence Staff) was received by Her Majesty this afternoon.

The Duke of Edinburgh, Admiral and Member, Royal Yacht Squadron, this evening attended the Winter Dinner at Trinity House, Tower Hill, London EC3.

Buckingham Palace

The Duke of York this morning attended a Meeting with Mrs Alokra Mitra (Founder, Women’s Interlink Foundation) and Mrs Penelope McIvor (Co-Founder, Key to Freedom) at the Residence in New Delhi, India.

His Royal Highness this afternoon attended a Lunch given by the British High Commissioner to the Republic of India (His Excellency Sir James Bevan) at the Residence.

The Duke of York later met Finalists from the GREAT Debates Competition.

Buckingham Palace

The Earl of Wessex, Trustee, The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award, this afternoon held a Lunch at Buckingham Palace.

His Royal Highness, Honorary Member, this evening attended the St Andrew’s Day Dinner at the Caledonian Club, 9 Halkin Street, London SW1.

Buckingham Palace

The Princess Royal, Honorary Member, Royal Yacht Squadron, accompanied by Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence, this evening attended the Winter Dinner at Trinity House, Tower Hill, London EC3.

Kensington Palace

The Duke of Gloucester this morning visited Forth Bridges Contact and Education Centre, West Lothian, and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of the City of Edinburgh (Councillor David Wilson, the Rt. Hon. the Lord Provost).

His Royal Highness this afternoon visited Edinburgh College of Art, 74 Lauriston Place, Edinburgh.

The Duke of Gloucester, Patron, Royal Blind, afterwards opened the Royal Blind School’s redeveloped Canaan Lane Campus, 43-45 Canaan Lane, Edinburgh.

His Royal Highness later visited Queen Margaret University, Queen Margaret Drive, Musselburgh, and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of East Lothian (Major Michael Williams).

The Duchess of Gloucester, Royal Colonel, 7th Battalion The Rifles, this evening attended the Officers’ Mess Dinner Night at the Rifles Club, 52-56 Davies Street, London W1.

St James’s Palace

The Duke of Kent this morning visited the Fairfield and Howley Neighbourhood Projects, Willis Street, Warrington, and presented The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Cheshire (Mr. David Briggs).

His Royal Highness later presented The Queen’s Award for Enterprise: Innovation to Heat Trace Limited, Chester Road, Helsby Frodsham, Cheshire.

The Duke of Kent this afternoon visited the research and development site of Waters Corporation at Waters Wilmslow, Stamford Avenue, Atrincham Road, Wilmslow, Cheshire.

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