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One minute national silence to mark the death of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh

National silence to take place on Saturday 17th April.

To mark the death of His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh on 9th April 2021, there will be a national one minute silence at 15:00 on Saturday 17th April.

To pay our respects to His Royal Highness this silence will be observed in all UK government buildings. Devolved administrations will issue instructions in their estates and others as necessary.

Local authorities, other bodies and individuals may choose to join us in observing this silence.

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