Published 2 July 2003

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

The Queen has been pleased to make the following appointments to the Royal Victorian Order:-

To be a Knight Grand Cross:
His Royal Highness Prince Michael of Kent, GCVO.

To be a Knight Commander:
His Royal Highness The Duke of York, KCVO, ADC.

To be a Knight Commander:
His Royal Highness The Earl of Wessex, KCVO.

Background
Awards in the Royal Victorian Order are made personally by The Queen, for services to the Sovereign.