Published 22 April 2008

THE FOLLOWING STATEMENT IS ISSUED BY THE PRESS SECRETARY TO THE QUEEN

The Queen has been graciously pleased to appoint His Royal Highness Prince William of Wales to be a Royal Knight Companion of the Most Noble Order of the Garter.

Prince William becomes the 1000th Knight in the Register.

The Queen has also been graciously pleased to appoint the Right Honourable the Lord Luce, GCVO, DL and Sir Thomas Dunne, KCVO, to be Knights Companion of the Most Noble Order of the Garter.