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Royal revelation: Former Tory leader joins board of William and Kate’s Royal Foundation


Mr Lowther-Pinkerton’s replacement is former Leader of the Opposition Lord Hague of Richmond. The former Foreign and Commonwealth Secretary is one of three changes on the board. Lord Hague worked with William on illegal wildlife trade during his time at the FCO.

Alice Webb, formerly in charge of children’s service at the BBC has also joined the board.

She has worked with William as part of the Royal Foundation Cyberbullying Taskforce and they both spoke at the 2017 Children Global Media Summit.

Kate’s private secretary Hannah Cockburn-Logie has also joined the board.

Lord Hague and William were also involved in the Financial Taskforce which tackled money laundering.

Following his retirement in 2015, he was awarded a peerage, Chancellor Rishi Sunak now represents his Richmond (Yorks) constituency

Ms Webb left the BBC at the end of 2019 to become Chief Executive Officer of Universal Music’s Eagle Rock Entertainment.

She had been at the corporation for 15 years.

Universal UK chairman David Joseph said: “Alice is an outstanding executive whose track record as a commercial and operational leader speaks for itself.

“The combination of her exceptional eye for creative output and digitally-savvy leadership will help build upon Eagle Rock’s award-winning formula for success in one of our industry’s fastest evolving areas.”

Ms Cockburn-Logie joined Kate’s staff earlier this month.

She spent 20 years as a British diplomat.

She was awarded an OBE for her services to the British-India relationship.

Ms Cocburn-Logie, according to Mail Online, joined Kate on trips to India and Bhutan in April 2016.


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