Published 22 February 2002

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

A Memorial Service for Her Royal Highness The Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon, will be held on Friday, 19 April at 12 noon, in Westminster Abbey.

The Memorial Service will be attended by The Queen and other Members of the Royal family, and the congregation will include personal friends, representatives from charities, Regiments and other organisations associated with Princess Margaret.