The Queen’s personal representative in Greater London has claimed that the Royal Family support the Black Lives Matter movement.
Sir Kenneth Olisa, the first black Lord-Lieutenant of Greater London, was asked if the Royals support BLM by Channel 4 News and, according to The Telegraph, responded that “The answer is easily yes”.
“I have discussed with the Royal household this whole issue of race, particularly in the last 12 months since the George Floyd incident,” Sir Kenneth told the broadcaster, adding: “It’s a hot conversation topic. The question is what more can we do to bind society to remove these barriers. They [the Royal family] care passionately about making this one nation bound by the same values.”
Lords-Lieutenant, who were once responsible for raising the militia in their lieutenancy area, sometimes referred to as a ceremonial county, hold a position of civic honour as the Queen’s local representative, and