ePetition - Rejection Of The Usage of the terms 'Duke and Duchess of Sussex"
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Rejection Of The Usage of the terms 'Duke and Duchess of Sussex"
We the undersigned petition Brighton & Hove Council to reject the usage of the titles "Duke of Sussex" and "Duchess of Sussex" by the individuals Henry ("Harry") Windsor and Rachel Meghan Markle as morally wrong and disrespectful to the county of East Sussex. As residents of Brighton and Hove we call on Brighton and Hove Council to not refer to these individuals by such titles which we believe to be entirely non democratic and symbolic of the oppression of the general public by the wealthy elite. Neither will Brighton Council invite or entertain these individuals nor afford them any hospitality or courtesies above and beyond that of an ordinary member of the public.
The petition aims to establish a precedent that Brighton and Hove Council will no longer afford official hospitality to those with Royal or aristocratic titles nor make usage of those titles in official documents as these titles are arbitrarily and unfairly acquired.
Started by: Charles Ross
This ePetition ran from 01/07/2019 to 18/12/2019 and has now finished.
3881 people signed this ePetition.
The petition is due to be presented to the full Council meeting on the 19th December 2019.