Dr Neil Hudson, MP for Penrith and The Border, has spoken about His Royal Highness Prince Philip’s significant contribution to public life. Members from across the House delivered heartfelt speeches after Prince Philip died on Friday 9th April at Windsor Castle.
Dr Hudson’s remarks focused on Prince Philip’s work on the environment and in the field of conservation. Dr Hudson’s speech also covered the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Scheme which touched the lives of millions of young people around the world. In addition, Dr Hudson highlighted Prince Philip’s passion for the equestrian world.
Commenting after the House of Commons session Dr Hudson added:
“It was an honour and privilege to be able to pay tribute to Prince Philip on behalf of the constituents of Penrith and The Border. Prince Philip was a tireless public servant and he certainly left a wonderful legacy in the protection of the environment and young people’s education, areas so important to us in Cumbria with our natural environment and outdoor education centres. It was fantastic to see members from across the House come together collegiately to send our condolences to the Royal Family and thank Prince Philip for his tireless service to the Queen, the United Kingdom and Commonwealth.”
The full text of Dr Hudson’s speech can be found at the following link: