Rejected petition Create Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding day, a bank holiday

After Prince Harry’s and Meghan Markle’s engagement, the government announced that there were no plans to make the day a bank holiday. However, I believe our country needs a bank holiday of national celebration and royal patriarchy to lift the mood of the last sombre couple of years.

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https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/206302

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