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US News Councillor invited to royal wedding for his work with the Queen

13:25  17 april  2018
13:25  17 april  2018 Source:   pressassociation.com

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Robert Moran met the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh in 2012 (Inverclyde Council/PA) © Provided by The Press Association Robert Moran met the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh in 2012 (Inverclyde Council/PA) Senior politicians may not have been invited to the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle but a Scottish councillor has made the list.

Robert Moran, former provost of Inverclyde, was nominated by the Lord Lieutenant of Renfrewshire for his community work and for helping to organise a visit by the Queen to Greenock in 2012.

Inverclyde Council of Robert Moran welcoming Queen Elizabeth II to Greenock in Scotland as part of her Diamond Jubilee. Mr Moran former provost of Inverclyde, was nominated for a Royal Wedding invitation by the Lord Lieutenant of Renfrewshire for his community work and for helping to organise this visit. © Press Association Inverclyde Council of Robert Moran welcoming Queen Elizabeth II to Greenock in Scotland as part of her Diamond Jubilee. Mr Moran former provost of Inverclyde, was nominated for a Royal Wedding invitation by the Lord Lieutenant of Renfrewshire for his community work and for helping to organise this visit. The Labour councillor and his partner Margaret will be among 1,200 members of the public invited into the grounds of Windsor Castle to watch the arrivals of the bride and groom and their guests at St George’s Chapel, and see the newlyweds start their carriage procession through Windsor.

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“He said no and hadn’t heard about anyone else, so I got it checked out in case someone was winding me up.

“I checked with the chief executive’s secretary who said it was genuine and they phoned Guy to confirm it was a genuine letter.

Councillor invited to royal wedding for his work with the Queen © Press Association Councillor invited to royal wedding for his work with the Queen “By that point I was mystified but he said it was because of the work I did when Her Majesty came in 2012.

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“That in itself was a fantastic honour to welcome her here and this just tops it off really.”

The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh visited Greenock in 2012 as part of her diamond jubilee and helped open a refurbished contact centre at Inverclyde Council head quarters.

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He said: “Robert was incredibly supportive when Her Majesty the Queen came to Greenock as part of a visit for her diamond jubilee in 2012.

“It’s my way of thanking him for the support he gave myself and the people of Greenock on that auspicious day.

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Queen Elizabeth II receives flowers from well wishers as she attends the Herefordshire Diamond Day celebrations at King George V Playing Fields in Hereford. © Press Association Queen Elizabeth II receives flowers from well wishers as she attends the Herefordshire Diamond Day celebrations at King George V Playing Fields in Hereford. “I’m not going to Windsor myself but I’m delighted others are. I shall be watching, I think with many others, on the television and I’m looking forward to it hugely.”

Mr Moran was Inverclyde provost for five years until 2017 during which time he worked with community groups and veterans’ organisations as his brother served in the Army.

He said meeting the Queen during her 2012 visit was a major highlight of his term.

Bruno Peek attends as the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh host a reception for organisers and supporters of the celebrations for the Diamond Jubilee at Buckingham Palace. © Press Association Bruno Peek attends as the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh host a reception for organisers and supporters of the celebrations for the Diamond Jubilee at Buckingham Palace. Mr Moran said: “I was a bit nervous beforehand but once you actually meet the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh the nerves leave you because they’re such nice people.

“I’m very much looking forward to going to Windsor. If we weren’t going I’m sure we would be watching on TV, so it will be a great trip.”

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