Forbidden to Stand for “God Save the Queen”

October 21, 2013

According to the Daily Express:

A 74-YEAR-OLD artillery veteran was forbidden to stand up for the national anthem at a concert in case members of the audience fell into each other!

This daft edict was issued by Suffolk’s Bury St Edmunds Council which later…said the guidelines had been misapplied.

I cannot see that it is ever appropriate to deny people the right to show respect to Queen and country

…please could whoever drew up the guidelines answer the following question: on how many occasions during the past six decades have its citizens been injured by falling persons during God Save The Queen?

To read the entire article in the Daily Express, please click here.

 

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