McDonnell 'not expected to kneel' at Privy Council ceremony

McDonnell 'not expected to kneel' at Privy Council ceremony
 

Shadow chancellor John McDonnell is to join the Privy Council but is not expected to kneel before the Queen, his spokesman has said.
A spokesman said the MP, a republican, would "adhere to any procedures asked of him" but he had not been informed of any "specific ceremonial requirements".
He follows in the footsteps of party leader and fellow republican Jeremy Corbyn, who was sworn in last year.
Mr Corbyn said at the time he and the Queen "shook hands like adults".
The Privy Council, a historic group of advisers to the monarch, currently has about 600 members,... read more

 
30 September 2016 in Politics, Views: 44
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