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and for all who have died in amess. and for all who have died in the service of parliament. received old lord in tranquillity and peace the soul of thy servant david. grant him rest and place him the soul of thy servant david. grant him restand place him in the soul of thy servant david. grant him rest and place him in the habitation of life, and give him the life and give him the life that and give him the life that no and give him the life that no if and give him the life that no if no and give him the life that no if no age the good things that pass not away. through jesus age the good things that pass not away. throuthesus christ lord amen. let us pray for all who mourn david's passing. for those who are
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in shock and then deep sadness. especially his family, his friends, colleagues and staff in his constituency, party and across parliament. mighty god, father of all mercies and giver of all comfort, to you graciously we pray with those who mourn that casting every care, they may know the consolation of thy love through jesus christ our lord, amen. let us pray for those closest to david's hard. forsupport pray for those closest to david's hard. for support of those living with disability, for the humane treatment of animals, for decency and public life in discourse let us
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give thanks for his care of individuals, his ability to listen and his determination to help. god, who from generation to generation that passed what's over us in love, hear us now in our hours of perplexity you need, save us from the dangers of disunion and strife. remove all entrances to concorde and grant that we may serve the and our neighbour and dignity and godly quietness through neighbour and dignity and godly quietness throuthesus christ our lord, amen. let quietness through jesus christ our lord. amen-— lord, amen. let us pray for parliament _ lord, amen. let us pray for parliament for— lord, amen. let us pray for parliament for those - lord, amen. let us pray for parliament for those who . lord, amen. let us pray for l parliament for those who feel vulnerable and public service and
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those charged with their protection for peace in our land and and to the threat of violence lord, the god of righteousness and truth from two queen and our government, to members of parliament and all of those in position of responsibility, the guidance of your spirit. may they never lead the nation wrongfully through love of power, desire to please her unworthy ideals. but laying aside all private interests and prejudices, keep in mind that their responsibilities to seek to improve the condition of all people so may your kingdom come and your name be hallowed, amen. let
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so may your kingdom come and your name be hallowed, amen.— so may your kingdom come and your name be hallowed, amen. let us pray for ourselves. — name be hallowed, amen. let us pray for ourselves, that _ name be hallowed, amen. let us pray for ourselves, that we _ name be hallowed, amen. let us pray for ourselves, that we may be - name be hallowed, amen. let us pray for ourselves, that we may be given l for ourselves, that we may be given strength, courage and protection in our public service. give us a steadfast heart which no unworthy thought contract downwards and an unconquered heart which no tribulation can wear out. an upgrade heart which no unworthy purpose may tempt aside. bestow upon us also, or lord our god understanding to know the. diligence to seek, wisdom to
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find and faithfulness that may finally embrace thee. through find and faithfulness that may finally embrace thee. throuthesus christ our lord, amen. hymn
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and fellowship with the church, and earth and in heaven, let us pray in the words our savior taught us. our father who are in heaven, hallowed be thy name. thy kingdom come, they will be done. on earth as it is in heaven. give us this day, our daily
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bread. and forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us. and lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil for the d is the kingdom and the power and the glory forever and ever. amen. hymn
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before i pronounce the blessing, i would like on behalf of all of us here this evening to offer our most sincere thanks to all of those who have contributed in so many ways to enable us to come together as we have this evening. the organisation has been done at pace as mister speaker might say and has been done with big hearts and ceaseless energy. thank you all. you know who you are. and so, go forth into the world in peace, be of good courage, hold fast that which is good, rendered to no one evil for evil. strengthen the faint—hearted,
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support the weak, help the afflicted, honourall support the weak, help the afflicted, honour all people, support the weak, help the afflicted, honourall people, love and serve the lord, rejoicing in the power of his holy spirit and the blessing of god almighty, the father, the son and the holy spirit be among you and remain with you always. hymn
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members of the congregation leave saint margaret's church and outside, the bells of saint margaret church are being wrong half muffled. 7
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rung. a memorial of sir david amess who was killed in his constituency last friday in essex. westminster abbey across the road from parliament as a political correspondentjonathan blake, correspondent jonathan blake, jonathan, if correspondentjonathan blake, jonathan, if it's important for members and peers to pay their respects and what has become known as the parliament's church. yes. respects and what has become known as the parliament's church.— as the parliament's church. yes, it was a poignant _ as the parliament's church. yes, it was a poignant service _ as the parliament's church. yes, it was a poignant service and - as the parliament's church. yes, it was a poignant service and a - was a poignant service and a powerful expression, i think of the shock and sadness and the grief that many of his friends and colleagues are feeling at westminster but their determination to put on a united front, if you like and demonstrate that this was a loss which is been filled very deeply by many of sir
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david amess's friends and colleagues and he had many of them and also the wider public as well and also is a tragedy as an aic is in circumstances but he expressed in the words of the surface with the moon, and something of an attack on our democracy and way of life too. and the reverend who led the service with his opening remarks on the tension, if you like, that members of parliament and politicians they will be feeling at this time. we acknowledge a shared sense of vulnerability even as we expressed the determination to maintain our public service. during the service this evening, on all sides of the political spectrum sat shoulder to shoulder, sat in morning in prayer
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and also in celebration of the life of one of their colleagues who died on friday and they are now leaving the church, saint margaret's church just a few steps away from parliament and westminster abbey and going on to reflect on this evening between themselves and the life of sir david. . ., , ., sir david. earlier, in the house of commons. _ sir david. earlier, in the house of commons. mps _ sir david. earlier, in the house of commons, mps across _ sir david. earlier, in the house of commons, mps across the - sir david. earlier, in the house of. commons, mps across the political divide less than two hours to sir david often humorous remembering a very kind and generous, very committed member of parliament. yes. committed member of parliament. yes, those were words _ committed member of parliament. ye: those were words that came up time and time again as they find their own words to david amess and normal business largely suspended and
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politics is normal, suspended as mps on all sides come together to pay tribute to someone who was clearly held in very high regard by politicians who knew him and work with them not only on the conservative back benches, but on the labour benches and elsewhere in the labour benches and elsewhere in the commons as well. an mp after mp rose to tell stories of their time with them in their work within and some of them very funny, as you suggest, he was clearly a big character, big personality, he was not someone who stand on ceremony and many talk about him going against the rules on a regular basis because the prime minister afternoon distributes language mps and paying their respects to sir david amess. i am happy to announce that her majesty— am happy to announce that her majesty has agreed that south and
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will be _ majesty has agreed that south and will be accorded, the city state is it so_ will be accorded, the city state is it so clearly deserves. applause that sir david spent almost a0 years in this house but not one day teiiiis in this house but not one day tells us how his — in this house but not one day tells us how his priorities _ in this house but not one day tells us how his priorities were laying, she was— us how his priorities were laying, she was not_ us how his priorities were laying, she was not a man who sought patronage _ she was not a man who sought patronage or advancement, he simply wanted _ patronage or advancement, he simply wanted to— patronage or advancement, he simply wanted to serve the people of essex, first embezzled in and then in south bend~ _ first embezzled in and then in south bend~ and _ first embezzled in and then in south bend. and it was in the act of serving — bend. and it was in the act of serving his— bend. and it was in the act of serving his constituents that he was so cruelty— serving his constituents that he was so cruelly killed. in his recent memoir, _ so cruelly killed. in his recent memoir, sir david recalled surgeries a part— memoir, sir david recalled surgeries a part of— memoir, sir david recalled surgeries a part of the — memoir, sir david recalled surgeries a part of the great british tradition of the people openly meeting their elected politicians. even _ meeting their elected politicians. even after the murder and savage
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attacks, _ even after the murder and savage attacks, he — even after the murder and savage attacks, he refused to accept that he should — attacks, he refused to accept that he should be in any way deterred from _ he should be in any way deterred from speaking face—to—face with his constituents. and so when he died, he was _ constituents. and so when he died, he was doing what he firmly believed was the _ he was doing what he firmly believed was the most important part of any mp's was the most important part of any mp'sjoh. _ was the most important part of any mp'sjob, offering help to was the most important part of any mp's job, offering help to those was the most important part of any mp'sjob, offering help to those in need _ mp'sjob, offering help to those in need and — mp'sjob, offering help to those in need. and the awful moments before we knew— need. and the awful moments before we knew the full horror of the tragedy, _ we knew the full horror of the tragedy, a member of sir david's constituency voiced breaking with emotion— constituency voiced breaking with emotion told an interviewer that we meet _ emotion told an interviewer that we meet him — emotion told an interviewer that we meet him. the country needs him and we d0~ _ meet him. the country needs him and we d0~ this _ meet him. the country needs him and we do. this country needs people lex or david, _ we do. this country needs people lex or david, this — we do. this country needs people lex or david, this house these people ask her— or david, this house these people ask her david and our politics people — ask her david and our politics people her david. dedicated, passionate, friend and his beliefs
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but never— passionate, friend and his beliefs but never anything less than respectful for those who thought differently. those are the values he brought _ differently. those are the values he brought to — differently. those are the values he brought to a lifetime of public service — brought to a lifetime of public service. there can be few among us more _ service. there can be few among us more justified than him in his deep faith in_ more justified than him in his deep faith in the — more justified than him in his deep faith in the resurrection and the life to _ faith in the resurrection and the life to come. and while his death ieaves _ life to come. and while his death leaves a — life to come. and while his death leaves a vacuum that will not and can never— leaves a vacuum that will not and can never be filled, we will cherish his memory, we will celebrate his legacv_ his memory, we will celebrate his legacy and — his memory, we will celebrate his legacy and we will never allow those who commit acts of evil to triumph over the _ who commit acts of evil to triumph over the democracy and the parliament that sir david amess loved _ parliament that sir david amess loved so — parliament that sir david amess loved so much. the parliament that sir david amess loved so much.— parliament that sir david amess loved so much. the prime minister s-ueakin loved so much. the prime minister speaking this _ loved so much. the prime minister speaking this afternoon _ loved so much. the prime minister speaking this afternoon and - loved so much. the prime minister speaking this afternoon and that i speaking this afternoon and that announcement at the queen had agreed to give south bend city status as
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sir david amess called for time and time again came as something of a surprise, very happy surprise to mps in the chamberand surprise, very happy surprise to mps in the chamber and after the prime minister's remarked, the leader of the labour party rose to pay his tribute. in the labour party rose to pay his tribute. . , the labour party rose to pay his tribute. ., , , the labour party rose to pay his tribute. . , , , tribute. in the last few days, this been many _ tribute. in the last few days, this been many tributes _ tribute. in the last few days, this been many tributes to _ tribute. in the last few days, this been many tributes to sir - tribute. in the last few days, this been many tributes to sir david, | been many tributes to sir david, from _ been many tributes to sir david, from politicians— been many tributes to sir david, from politicians of— been many tributes to sir david, from politicians of all— been many tributes to sir david, from politicians of all parties. i from politicians of all parties. from — from politicians of all parties. from his _ from politicians of all parties. from his constituents - from politicians of all parties. from his constituents and - from politicians of all parties. - from his constituents and members of the public, _ from his constituents and members of the public, from — from his constituents and members of the public, from friends _ from his constituents and members of the public, from friends and _ from his constituents and members of the public, from friends and from - the public, from friends and from family— the public, from friends and from family and — the public, from friends and from family and from _ the public, from friends and from family and from faith _ the public, from friends and from family and from faith leaders, - family and from faith leaders, especially— family and from faith leaders, especially the _ family and from faith leaders, especially the catholic- family and from faith leaders, especially the catholic church | family and from faith leaders, . especially the catholic church of which _ especially the catholic church of which he — especially the catholic church of which he was _ especially the catholic church of which he was such _ especially the catholic church of which he was such a _ especially the catholic church of which he was such a devoted - which he was such a devoted follower. each _ which he was such a devoted follower. each tribute - which he was such a devoted follower. each tribute painsl which he was such a devoted . follower. each tribute pains his which he was such a devoted - follower. each tribute pains his own picture _ follower. each tribute pains his own picture of _ follower. each tribute pains his own picture of committed _ follower. each tribute pains his own picture of committed public - follower. each tribute pains his own picture of committed public servantj picture of committed public servant of kindness, — picture of committed public servant of kindness, and _ picture of committed public servant of kindness, and of— picture of committed public servant of kindness, and of a _ picture of committed public servant of kindness, and of a man - picture of committed public servant of kindness, and of a man whose i of kindness, and of a man whose decency— of kindness, and of a man whose decency touched _ of kindness, and of a man whose decency touched everybody - of kindness, and of a man whose decency touched everybody thatl of kindness, and of a man whose . decency touched everybody that he met. decency touched everybody that he met taken — decency touched everybody that he met. taken together, _ decency touched everybody that he met. taken together, these - decency touched everybody that he i met. taken together, these tributes are a _ met. taken together, these tributes are a powerful— met. taken together, these tributes are a powerful testimony— met. taken together, these tributes are a powerful testimony to - met. taken together, these tributes are a powerful testimony to the - are a powerful testimony to the respect, — are a powerful testimony to the respect, the _ are a powerful testimony to the respect, the affection _ are a powerful testimony to the respect, the affection and - are a powerful testimony to the respect, the affection and yes, i are a powerful testimony to the i
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respect, the affection and yes, the love that _ respect, the affection and yes, the love that david _ respect, the affection and yes, the love that david was _ respect, the affection and yes, the love that david was held _ respect, the affection and yes, the love that david was held in- respect, the affection and yes, the love that david was held in acrossl love that david was held in across politics _ love that david was held in across politics and — love that david was held in across politics and across _ love that david was held in across politics and across different - politics and across different communities. _ politics and across different communities. together, . politics and across different i communities. together, they politics and across different - communities. together, they speak volumes— communities. together, they speak volumes about _ communities. together, they speak volumes about the _ communities. together, they speak volumes about the man _ communities. together, they speak volumes about the man that - communities. together, they speak volumes about the man that he - communities. together, they speakj volumes about the man that he was and the _ volumes about the man that he was and the loss— volumes about the man that he was and the loss that _ volumes about the man that he was and the loss that we _ volumes about the man that he was and the loss that we grieve. - volumes about the man that he was and the loss that we grieve. sir- and the loss that we grieve. sir david _ and the loss that we grieve. sir david was — and the loss that we grieve. sir david was a _ and the loss that we grieve. sir david was a dedicated - david was a dedicated parliamentarian - david was a dedicated parliamentarian and l david was a dedicated i parliamentarian and his david was a dedicated - parliamentarian and his loss is david was a dedicated _ parliamentarian and his loss is felt profoundly— parliamentarian and his loss is felt profoundly across _ parliamentarian and his loss is felt profoundly across this _ parliamentarian and his loss is felt profoundly across this house. - parliamentarian and his loss is felt profoundly across this house. we i parliamentarian and his loss is felt. profoundly across this house. we are united _ profoundly across this house. we are united in_ profoundly across this house. we are united in our— profoundly across this house. we are united in our grief— profoundly across this house. we are united in our grief of— profoundly across this house. we are united in our grief of this _ profoundly across this house. we are united in our grief of this terrible - united in our grief of this terrible time, _ united in our grief of this terrible time, we — united in our grief of this terrible time, we are _ united in our grief of this terrible time, we are thinking _ united in our grief of this terrible time, we are thinking of- united in our grief of this terrible time, we are thinking of david i united in our grief of this terrible i time, we are thinking of david and his family— time, we are thinking of david and his family and _ time, we are thinking of david and his family and we _ time, we are thinking of david and his family and we are _ time, we are thinking of david and his family and we are thinking - time, we are thinking of david andi his family and we are thinking once again— his family and we are thinking once again of— his family and we are thinking once again of our dear— his family and we are thinking once again of our dear friend _ his family and we are thinking once again of our dear friend jo - his family and we are thinking once again of our dear friend jo cox, - his family and we are thinking once | again of our dear friend jo cox, who was killed _ again of our dear friend jo cox, who was killed five _ again of our dear friend jo cox, who was killed five short _ again of our dear friend jo cox, who was killed five short years - again of our dear friend jo cox, who was killed five short years ago. - again of our dear friend jo cox, who was killed five short years ago. sir. was killed five short years ago. sir keir was killed five short years ago. keir starmer leading the labour party tributes to sir david and extending as you heard, across the house, acknowledging the particular pain that conservative colleagues of sir david will be feeling today in the aftermath of his death. this
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evening, as the final members of the congregation make the way out of the church in westminster abbey, just across the road from the houses of parliament, it has been a day were politicians in the house of commons and house of lords on all sides have come together to pay their respects and pay tribute to the longest—serving mps in parliament, sir david amess, who was stabbed to death in his constituency on friday. jonathan blake, our political correspondent in westminster outside of st. margaret's and known as the parliament church. sir david, his wish on south and an given city status will be made. much more on those tributes throughout the
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evening here on bbc news, but now let's take a look at the weather. without some outbreaks of rain and drizzle already, for a while overnight, will be dried with a few breaks macleod leading to some mist and fog patches but the mf thickening cloud coming back and western areas in here will find some rain during the night. 18 in a few places today, those will be 12 to 1a typically. a lot of cloud to start on tuesday comes my prince of rain, heavy at times over the western hills and heading into the afternoon, most of the wet weather is between northern and western areas which cheer up a bit later northern ireland but in the sight of should see some sunshine developing, lifting temperatures to 20 or 21 . even what we have cloud and optics of rain, does a very mild 17 to 19 c. there's more rain in the forecast on wednesday and as we can the thursday and friday, with the winds from the north, it's going to
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feel much colder than it does right now. hello, i'm ros atkins, this is outside source. british politicians have been paying tribute to their colleague sir david amess who was killed in a knife attack on friday. he was also one of the nicest, kindest and most gentle individuals ever to grace these ventures. mps held a minute's silence for the veteran politician at a special parliamentary session the tributes continued this evening at a church service at westminster abbey. also in the programme colin powell who became america's first black secretary of state under george w bush has died from covid—19 complications.
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