Speaker Lindsay Hoyle sends ‘best wishes’ to King Charles after cancer diagnosis

Speaking in the House of Commons yesterday, the speaker Sir Lindsay Hoyle sent his best wishes to King Charles III following news of his cancer diagnosis yesterday.

Sir Lindsay said: “I wish to make a short statement. I know the whole House will wish to join me in expressing our sympathies with His Majesty the King following the news announcement this evening.

“Our thoughts are, of course, with His Majesty in his family and we all wish to send him our very best wishes for the successful treatment and a speedy recovery”.

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