Big Ben to be renamed Elizabeth Tower

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 27, 2012 - 00:52

London: Britain`s iconic Parliament clock tower, better known as Big Ben, is to be renamed Elizabeth Tower in honour of the Queen, authorities said Tuesday.

The House of Commons Commission has accepted the proposal mooted by a Conservative MP and supported by more than half MPs in the House to rename the Big Ben in Westminster as Elizabeth Tower in honour of the Queen.

London: Britain`s iconic Parliament clock tower, better known as Big Ben, is to be renamed Elizabeth Tower in honour of the Queen, authorities said Tuesday.

The House of Commons Commission has accepted the proposal mooted by a Conservative MP and supported by more than half MPs in the House to rename the Big Ben in Westminster as Elizabeth Tower in honour of the Queen.

PTI



First Published: Wednesday, June 27, 2012 - 00:07

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