Death of John Smith: 25th Anniversary

Part of Acquired Brain Injury – in the House of Commons at 3:23 pm on 9th May 2019.

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Photo of Chris Bryant Chris Bryant Chair, Finance Committee (Commons) 3:23 pm, 9th May 2019

My right hon. Friend may recall that one thing that happened at that funeral and that was subsequently replicated for Princess Diana’s funeral was that the service was broadcast to nine cathedrals throughout the country. People turned up in their thousands to attend at all those different cathedrals and sing the same hymns at the same time.