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Should the Monarchy in the UK be abolished?

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Should the Monarchy in the UK be abolished?

Marc Loakes

The monarchy In the UK is a very popular public institution, this can be seen no clearer than during the queen golden jubilee celebrations where thousands had street parties and followed the queen's route throughout the country and most clearly when millions went to London for the finale. The well respected Queen Mother when she died, caused the whole country to morn and her funeral was watched my millions on television in the UK and aboard. Is this same loyalty seen for Tony Blair and his cabinet? I think not! Additional our monarchy symbolises national unity and purpose the outside world and our own population. The vast amount of charity work which the Monarchy has setup, is a tribute to this, including the Duke of Edinburgh awards scheme and the Princes Trust, and additional the many charities which members of the royal family are patrons. This was probably seen to the largest extent, in the way the late Diana, Princess of Wales, helped poor land mine victim abroad, and was respected globally after her death for her work.

The traditions of royalty also helps to provide continuity

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