Annual Report 2002-03


Her Majesty The Queen's Golden Jubilee

71. On 30 April 2002, the House met at 10.00 am and proceeded to Westminster Hall where the Lord Chancellor presented an Humble Address to congratulate Her Majesty The Queen on the occasion of the 50th Anniversary of Her Accession to the Throne. The Queen subsequently made a tour of the Palace of Westminster and attended a reception for Members and staff in the Royal Gallery.

Her Majesty the Queen addressing both Houses of Parliament by John Barrow (acquired by the Works of Art Committee).

72. The two Houses jointly commissioned a sundial to commemorate the Golden Jubilee. Designed by Quentin Newark, it was placed in Old Palace Yard, and its completion in October 2002 was marked by a reception at which The Queen was represented by the Earl and Countess of Wessex.

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