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70 years on the throne

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Hiraeth Sun 06-Feb-22 08:51:53

What a beautiful Sunday service this morning honouring our queen .

lemsip Sun 06-Feb-22 09:48:15

yes, I enjoyed that too.

Whitewavemark2 Sun 06-Feb-22 10:38:32


glammanana Sun 06-Feb-22 10:41:11

What a lovely service it was

Jaberwok Sun 06-Feb-22 12:15:43

God bless you Ma'am.

Cherrytree59 Sun 06-Feb-22 12:28:17

Thank you WW.
My feelings summed up nicely.

EllanVannin Sun 06-Feb-22 12:34:48

Abdication after this jubilee ?

Jaberwok Sun 06-Feb-22 12:57:41

Why on earth should the Queen do that? We have only had one voluntary abdication in a thousand years , I doubt very much that HM will be no 2,nor should she.

Gwyneth Sun 06-Feb-22 13:00:49

A lovely tribute from Keir Starmer.

Grany Tue 08-Feb-22 19:02:25

Keir often proposed abolishing the monarchy video

Now he wants Labour to appear patriotic and flag waving to appeal to older voters.

There is no big deal keeping a job for life no one to answer to.

Not Another 70

"It's time to reject the nonsense arguments about tourism, stability and widespread affection for the royals, and take a more sensible look at what the monarchy really is, and what it really costs the country."

"That cost isn't just financial, it is a cost to our democracy, to our status as citizens and to our principles."

"In just twelve months the royals have been accused of racism, climate change hypocrisy, abuse of public funds, secrecy, cash-for-honours, cash-for-access and all the various things associated with Prince Andrew, including sheltering him from justice."

"This is a shabby institution that does not deserve to continue. It is set against our nation's deeply held democratic principles, it is corrupt and secretive and it is bad for British democracy."

"Now is the time to look to a democratic future, a future without the monarchy."

Grany Thu 10-Feb-22 11:31:54

There is nothing to celebrate about the British monarchy

Anniebach Thu 10-Feb-22 11:56:49

The Queen will not abdicate