Greg Hands – 2021 Statement Following Death of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh

The statement made by Greg Hands, the Conservative MP for Chelsea and Fulham, on 9 April 2021.

First time I met Prince Philip was, in retrospect, very funny.

Elected MP for Chelsea, May 2010, I was in the receiving line at the Chelsea Flower Show, a few days after.

I had practised my bow, nervously.

On performing it, he looked at me & asked:

“Are you new?”