State & Ceremonial

The 22 MPs set to bring down the government tomorrow

The United Kingdom is edging closer and closer to a General Election as Boris Johnson’s government looks set to lose its majority in the House of Commons. The government, which currently has a Parliamentary majority of just one MP, will likely be forced into an early general election as Conservative MPs face expulsion from the party. This comes after the Prime Minister issued a threat…
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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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State & Ceremonial

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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State & Ceremonial

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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