London, United Kingdom. On December 11, 2013, was held the Quarterly Annual Communication of the United Grand Lodge of England. The event was attended by the Grand Lodges of Pennsylvania (United States), Belgium, the Netherlands, Bulgaria, Germany, Brazil, Paraguay etc.
For the first time in the history of UGLE, the Assistant Grand Master presided the Annual Communication. It was the first and last time for David Williamson to led UGLE's Annual Quarterly Communication, announcing also his withdrawal from office. Sir David Wootton was appointed by the Duke of Kent to take the office of Assistant Grand Master (to be installed in office on March 12, 2014). Williamson has held this position for 13 years.