Tuesday, 20 December 2016

Queen Passing on 25 of her Patronages


Today, Buckingham Palace announced that the Queen is passing down 25 of her 600+ patronages to younger members of the Royal Family. Most Patronages are being passed down to Royals already officially associated with the charity (as Vice Patron or President).

For some Charities, it has not yet been announced who is taking over for the Queen.

Listed below is the Charity and their new Patron.

Holocaust Day Memorial Trust

  • Prince Charles
Royal Institution of Great Britain
  • Prince Charles 
    • (Previous Vice Patron: 1979 - Today)
  • (Duke of Kent will remain in his role as President)
Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust
  • Prince Charles 
    • (Previously President: ? - Today) 
Battersea Dogs and Cats Home
  • Duchess Camilla
  • (Prince Micheal is currently president)
Barnardo's
  • Duchess Camilla
    • (Previously President: 2007 - Today) 
Royal School of Needlework
  • Duchess Camilla
  • Duchess of Gloucester is currently President 
Royal African Society
  • Prince William
Welsh Rugby Union
  • Prince William
    • (Previously, Vice Patron: 2007 - Today) 
Amateur Swimming Association
  • Prince William
Action for Children
  • Duchess Kate
All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club 
  • Duchess Kate
  • (Duke of Kent will remain in his role as President of the club)
  • The Club is commonly referred to as Wimbledon, because the it hosts the Wimbledon Tennis Tournament each summer. 
Lawn Tennis Association (LTA)
  • Duchess Kate
  • (Duchess of Gloucester will remain in her role as Honorary President)
Blind Veterans UK
  • Countess Sophie
Rugby Football Union
  • Prince Harry
    • (Previously, Vice Patron: 2010 - Today) 
Rugby Football League
  • Prince Harry 
Edinburgh International Festival
  • Prince Edward
Sport and Recreation Alliance
  • Prince Edwards 
    • (Previously President)
British Cycling Federation
  • Countess Sophie
NSPCC (National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children)
  • Countess Sophie
Royal Navy and Royal Marines Children's Fund
  • Prince Andrew
British Science Association
  • Prince Andrew
Institution of Civil Engineers
  • Prince Andrew
  • (Prince Philip, Prince Charles, Princess Anne,  and Duke of Gloucester are all Honorary Fellows)
Animal Health Trust
  • Princess Anne 
    • Previously President: 1991 - Today
Royal Geographical Society
  • Princess Anne 
    • (Previously, Honorary Vice President: ? - Today) 
  • (Duke of Kent will remain in his role as Honorary President)
Save the Children UK
  • Princess Anne 
    • Previously President: 1970 - Today

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