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Mr Victor Banks

The West India Committee has awarded former Premier, Mr Victor Banks, the HM Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee medal in recognition of his frontline services to the Caribbean.

In a letter dated June 15, 2022, and addressed to Victor F Banks, Esquire – Chief Executive of the West India Committee, Blondel Cluff, CBE, noted:“The medal marks Her Majesty’s seventy years of unstinting service to the nations of which she is head of state that form the British family of nations and has been issued courtesy of the Realm of Antigua, Barbuda and Redonda to mark your service to the Caribbean.“Given the unique attainment of our monarch, this is one of the rarest medals in British history that I am certain you and your family will cherish for years to come.

“May I also convey the congratulations of your colleagues here at the West India Committee, together with our own thanks for all that you have done and continue to do in serving the people of the Caribbean.”