January 13, 2015
Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond MP delivers speech at Magna Carta anniversary dinner
January 13th, 2015
Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond MP delivered a speech last night at the Magna Carta Guildhall Anniversary dinner, which praised Magna Carta’s values in the modern world and its significance as a British export.
The event raised money and awareness for Magna Carta-themed projects taking place across Britain.
The Foreign Secretary’s closing remarks: “Long may Magna Carta and its principles flourish – let us celebrate it as Britain’s gift to the world, and an unrivalled inspiration to the defence of our collective liberty” – roused the attentive audience to great applause.