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  • 14 December 2022

    St. James's Palace

    The Princess Royal this evening attended The Queen's Green Canopy Exhibition and Reception at Sotheby's London, 34-35 New Bond Street, London W1, and was received by Colonel Jane Davis (Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Greater London).

  • 14 December 2022

    Buckingham Palace

    The King held an Investiture at Windsor Castle this morning.

    The King this afternoon attended the Palace of Westminster to unveil a plaque marking the place of the Lying-in-State of Her late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and to unveil The Queen's Platinum Jubilee Gift, and was received by the Lady Usher of the Black Rod (Ms. Sarah Clarke), the Speaker of the House of Commons (Sir Lindsay Hoyle) and the Lord Speaker (the Lord McFall of Alcluith).

    In Westminster Hall His Majesty, escorted by Lady Usher of the Black Rod, the Speaker of the House of Commons and the Lord Speaker, thanked representatives of parliamentary departments which provided significant assistance in support of The late Queen's Lying-in-State before unveiling the plaque.

    Subsequently, escorted by the Speaker of the House of Commons and the Lord Speaker, The King moved to New Palace Yard, unveiled a gift of bronze sculptured lampposts from Parliamentarians to The late Queen, which marked the occasion of Her Majesty's Platinum Jubilee, and met representatives of organisations involved with the Gift.

    The King held a Council at 4.00 p.m..

    There were present: the Rt. Hon. Penelope Mordaunt MP (Lord President), the Rt. Hon. Mark Harper MP (Secretary of State for Transport), the Rt. Hon. Alister Jack MP (Secretary of State for Scotland) and the Rt. Hon. Melvyn Stride MP (Secretary of State for Work and Pensions).

    The Lord Kennedy of Southwark, the Rt. Hon. Victoria Prentis MP and the Rt. Hon. Rachel Reeves MP were sworn in as Members of His Majesty's Most Honourable Privy Council.Mr. Richard Tilbrook was in attendance as Clerk of the Council.

    The Rt. Hon. Sir Clive Alderton (Principal Private Secretary to Their Majesties) and the Rt. Hon. Sir Edward Young (Joint Principal Private Secretary to His Majesty) were in attendance on The King.

    The Rt. Hon. Penelope Mordaunt MP had an audience of His Majesty before the Council.

    The Rt. Hon. Rishi Sunak MP (Prime Minister and First Lord of the Treasury) had an audience of The King this evening.

    The Princess Royal, on behalf of The King, held an Investiture at Windsor Castle this afternoon.

  • 13 December 2022

    St. James's Palace

    Princess Alexandra, Patron, this afternoon visited St. Christopher's Hospice, 51-59 Lawrie Park Road, London SE26.

  • 13 December 2022

    St. James's Palace

    The Duke of Kent, Colonel-in-Chief, The Lorne Scots (Peel, Dufferin and Halton Regiment), this morning received Colonel Craig Hayman (Honorary Colonel) and Lieutenant Colonel Robert Fraser (Commanding Officer).

    His Royal Highness, President, King Edward VII's Hospital (Sister Agnes), this evening attended a Carol Service at St. Marylebone Parish Church, 17 Marylebone Road, London NW1, and was received by Mr. Randeep Lall (Deputy Lieutenant of Greater London).

  • 13 December 2022

    Kensington Palace

    The Prince of Wales, President, the Earthshot Prize, this afternoon held a Meeting.

  • 13 December 2022

    Buckingham Palace

    The Sultan of Brunei Darussalam visited The King at Windsor Castle this afternoon.

    The Queen Consort this morning visited Emmaus Surrey, Lambeth and Croydon, Bobby Vincent House, 9A Knights Hill, London SE27, and was received by Mr. Christopher Wellbelove (Deputy Lieutenant of Greater London).

  • 12 December 2022

    St. James's Palace

    The Duke of Kent, Colonel, Scots Guards, today received Lieutenant Colonel Guy Anderson upon relinquishing his appointment as Commanding Officer 1st Battalion and Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Radcliffe upon assuming the appointment.

  • 12 December 2022

    Buckingham Palace

    The King this afternoon visited the Royal National College for the Blind, Venns Lane, Hereford, to celebrate its One Hundred and Fiftieth Anniversary and was received by His Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of Herefordshire (Mr. Edward Harley), the President (the Hon. Jessica White), Mr. John Ryan (Chairman of the Board of Governors), Ms. Lucy Proctor (Executive Principal) and the Mayor of Hereford (Councillor Mark Dykes).

    The King, escorted by the Executive Principal, viewed presentations of braille, braille technology, mathematics and complementary therapies before viewing a demonstration of blind football and meeting players and coaches.

  • 11 December 2022

    Kensington Palace

    The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester, Joint Patrons, the Ralph Vaughan Williams One Hundred and Fiftieth Anniversary Celebrations, this morning attended a Service at All Saints Church, Down Ampney, Cirencester, and, having been received by Mr. Henry Robinson (Deputy Lieutenant of Gloucestershire), His Royal Highness afterwards planted a tree for The Queen's Green Canopy.

  • 11 December 2022

    Buckingham Palace

    Mr. Vinod Tailor (Deputy Lieutenant of Bedfordshire) was present at London Luton Airport this afternoon upon the Arrival of The President of the Republic of Uganda and welcomed His Excellency on behalf of The King.