Queen vows to continue serving
Tony JonesThe Queen has vowed to serve as head of state, now and into the future, in a landmark speech to mark her Diamond Jubilee.
She re-affirmed a past commitment to remain the UK's sovereign, telling the nation she re-dedicated herself "to the service of our great country".
Both Houses of Parliament gave her a standing ovation after her address to MPs and peers in ancient Westminster Hall, where the Queen said: "We are reminded here of our past, of the continuity of our national story and the virtues of resilience, ingenuity and tolerance which created it.
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"Queen vows to continue serving", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), mars 2012. Consulté le 06/12/2023. URL: https://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/queen-vows-to-continue-serving