State & Ceremonial

Jeremy Corbyn, Jo Swinson & Anna Soubry demand a meeting with The Queen at Balmoral

The leaders of political parties in Westminster have written to The Queen demanding a meeting over the decision to prorogue Parliament. In a letter to the monarch, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said: “There is a danger that the royal prerogative is being set directly against the wishes of a majority in the House of Commons.” He ended his letter asking for a meeting with Her Majesty…
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Lord Adonis says Boris Johnson has committed an ‘extreme dereliction of duty’ as he puts The Queen into an ‘unconstitutional position’

A member of the House of Lords has accused Prime Minister Boris Johnson of commuting an ‘extreme dereliction of duty’ over the situation he has placed The Queen. Taking to Twitter Lord Adonis said: “For the prime minister to put the Queen in this unconstitutional position is an extreme dereliction of duty.” The Labour Peer is one of many politicians who have criticised the Prime…
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The government bans portraits of The Queen being displayed in Belfast Office

The newly formed government of the United Kingdom has banned portraits of The Queen from being displayed in its Belfast headquarters. According to the News Letter, The Northern Ireland Office has removed all portraits from its premises without any reason being given. The decision could potentially be related to employment law. A few weeks ago it was revealed that a civil servant was…
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The Queen appoints Boris Johnson as Prime Minister

The Queen has formally appointed Boris Johnson as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom after he assured Her Majesty that he can command a majority in the House of Commons. Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson is The Queen’s 14th Prime Minister and First Lord of the Treasury. Mr Johnson was appointed to the role just a matter of minutes after Theresa May tendered her resignation to The Queen on…
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