State & Ceremonial

The Queen approves controversial order to suspend Parliament

The Queen has approved a controversial order to prorogue Parliament. The court of Bamoral Castle has announced that Parliament cannot be suspended any earlier than September 9 and no later than September 12, until October 14. The order reads: “It is this day ordered by Her Majesty in Council that the Parliament be prorogued on a day no earlier than Monday the 9th day of September…
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Date of the next Queen’s Speech revealed as the Privy Council are due to meet at Balmoral

Boris Johnson’s first Queen’s Speech will take place in mid-October it can be revealed. The date will be formally confirmed during a meeting of the Privy Council at Balmoral Castle later today. The move to hold a Queen’s Speech in October, thus suspending Parliament, is thought to part of a complicated manoeuvre by the government to exit the European Union. The decision to suspend…
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Questions over whether the Prime Minister's girlfriend will meet The Queen at Balmoral

Questions have been raised over whether Carrie Symonds, the parter of Boris Johnson, will be invited to Balmoral over the summer to meet The Queen alongside the new Prime Minister. As is tradition, the monarch extends an invitation to the Prime Minister and their spouse each year to spend a few days each summer at Balmoral. Carrie Symonds outside Downing Street on Wednesday However, this…
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State & Ceremonial

BREAKING: The Queen to appoint Boris Johnson as her 14th Prime Minister

Boris Johnson has been elected leader of the Conservative Party meaning he will be appointed as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom when he meets The Queen on Wednesday. Mr Johnson will travel to Buckingham Palace tomorrow where Her Majesty will ask if he has the confidence of the House of Commons to form a government. Presuming he answers in the affirmative, from that moment Mr Johnson will…
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