The bells of Westminster Abbey will nevertheless ring call at event of this Duke of York’s 60th birthday, it’s been confirmed.

Andrew, whom stepped down from royal duties over convicted sex offender Jeffrey to his friendship Epstein, reaches their milestone on February 19.

The insurance policy of traveling Union flags on royal birthdays will be re-examined after councils had been bought to take action for Andrew, as it may be the custom.

Westminster Abbey in London that may ring its bells in honour of Andrew’s birthday celebration (Aaron Chown/PA)

Downing Street said the problem had been being looked at after critics branded the reminder “crass and offensive”.