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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.

You can read the full transcript by clicking here.



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