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PM statement on the Duke of York

Prime Minister David Cameron has issued a statement following the Duke of York's decision to relinquish his position as the Government's Special Representative for Trade and Investment.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

David Cameron said:

I would like to thank the Duke of York for the major contribution he has made over the last decade to UK trade and the huge support he has given to British businesses as the Special Representative for Trade and Investment.

I am certain that he and others in the Royal family will continue to support and promote British business interests both at home and overseas.

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Published 21 July 2011