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The Queen, accompanied by The Duke of Edinburgh, will visit the Bank of England on Thursday 13th December The Queen and The Duke will be greeted on arrival by the Governor, Sir Mervyn King, before proceeding to the Banking Hall to discuss payment system controls. After viewing banknotes and counterfeit currency, The Queen and The Duke will visit a gold vault. Here, Her Majesty and His Royal Highness will view historical items, meet a gold expert, and meet security staff. They will then move into the Market Operations Office to meet a range of staff from across the Bank.Her Majesty and His Royal Highness will then move into the Court Room and meet more staff, before the Governor delivers a short speech.
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