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  • 10 September 2022

    Clarence House

    The King held His first Privy Council at 10.20 a.m. at St. James's Palace. The Queen Consort and The Prince of Wales were present. Previously the Lords Spiritual and Temporal of this Realm and Members of the House of Commons, together with other members of Her late Majesty's Privy Council and Representatives of the Realms and Territories, Aldermen and Citizens of London and others who were also present, approved a Proclamation proclaiming His Majesty as King Charles the Third. The Proclamation was signed by those who were present. At the Council His Majesty made a Declaration, which was ordered to be published, and The King subsequently took and subscribed the Oath for the Security of the Church of Scotland. Mr. Richard Tilbrook (Clerk of the Council) and Mrs. Ceri King (Deputy Clerk of the Council) were in attendance. The Archbishop of Canterbury was received in audience by The King and The Queen Consort at Buckingham Palace this afternoon. Afterwards His Majesty received the Rt. Hon. Elizabeth Truss MP (Prime Minister and First Lord of the Treasury) and the following members of the Cabinet: the Rt. Hon. Kwasi Kwarteng MP (Chancellor of the Exchequer), the Rt. Hon. James Cleverly MP (Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs), the Rt. Hon Dr. Thérèse Coffey MP (Deputy Prime Minister and Secretary of State for Health and Social Care), the Rt. Hon. Sue-Ellen Braverman MP (Secretary of State for the Home Department), the Rt. Hon. Ben Wallace MP (Secretary of State for Defence), the Rt. Hon. Brandon Lewis MP (Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice), the Rt. Hon. Nadhim Zahawi MP (Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster), the Rt. Hon. Penelope Mordaunt MP (Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons) and the Lord True (Lord Privy Seal and Leader of the House of Lords). The Rt. Hon. Sir Keir Starmer MP (Leader of His Majesty's Opposition), the Rt. Hon. Sir Edward Davey MP (Leader of the Liberal Democrats) and the Rt. Hon. Ian Blackford MP (Leader of the Scottish National Party) were received by The King. The Dean of Westminster (the Very Reverend Dr. David Hoyle) was received by His Majesty. The Duke of York, The Earl and Countess of Wessex, The Princess Royal and Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence, with their families, were present at a private Service for The late Queen at Crathie Parish Church today.

  • 2 August 2022

    Kensington Palace

    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge today attended the XXII Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.

    His Royal Highness and Her Royal Highness, Patron, SportsAid, this afternoon visited young athletes from the Team England Futures programme at Peter Scott House, University of Birmingham, and were received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of West Midlands (Mr. John Crabtree).

  • 31 July 2022

    Kensington Palace

    The Duke of Cambridge, President, the Football Association, this afternoon attended the Union of European Football Associations Women's Euro 2022 Final Match between England and Germany at Wembley Stadium, Middlesex.

    The Duchess of Cambridge, Patron, 1851 Trust, today attended a Protect Our Future lesson with young people at Trinity Pier, Clyde Quay, Plymouth, and, having been received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of Devon (Mr. David Fursdon), afterwards viewed the Great Britain Sail Grand Prix.

  • 20 July 2022

    Kensington Palace

    The Duke of Cambridge was represented by Miss Helen Asprey (Extra Equerry to His Royal Highness) at the Funeral of Dame Deborah James which was held at St. Mary's Barnes, Church Road, London SW13, this afternoon.

  • 11 July 2022

    Kensington Palace

    The Duke of Cambridge, Joint Patron, the Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, this morning received Ms. Amanda Berry (Chief Executive).

  • 10 July 2022

    Kensington Palace

    The Duke of Cambridge and The Duchess of Cambridge, Patron, All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, and Patron, the Lawn Tennis Association, this afternoon attended the Gentlemen's Final of the Lawn Tennis Championships at Church Road, Wimbledon, London SW19.

  • 7 July 2022

    Kensington Palace

    The Duke of Cambridge, Commodore-in-Chief, Submarines, this afternoon received Commodore James Perks upon relinquishing his appointment as Commander, Faslane Flotilla.

  • 7 July 2022

    Windsor Castle

    The Rt. Hon. Boris Johnson MP (Prime Minister and First Lord of the Treasury) had an audience of The Queen via telephone this morning.

    His Excellency Mr. Ulan Djusupov was received in audience by Her Majesty today via video link and presented the Letters of Recall of his predecessor and his own Letters of Credence as Ambassador from the Kyrgyz Republic to the Court of St. James's.

    Mrs. Djusupova was also received by The Queen.

    His Excellency Mr. Miguel Berger was received in audience by Her Majesty via video link and presented the Letters of Recall of his predecessor and his own Letters of Credence as Ambassador from the Federal Republic of Germany to the Court of St. James's.

    Sir Philip Barton (Permanent Under-Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs) was present.

    The Duke of Cambridge, on behalf of The Queen, held an Investiture at Buckingham Palace this morning.

  • 6 July 2022

    Kensington Palace

    The Duke of Cambridge, Joint Patron, the Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, this morning received Ms. Hannah Jones (Chief Executive, the Earthshot Prize).

    The Duke of Cambridge, accompanied by The Duchess of Cambridge, this afternoon participated in a polo match at the Guards Polo Club, Windsor, in support of charities with which Their Royal Highnesses are connected.

    The Duchess of Cambridge, Joint Patron, the Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, this morning held an Early Years Meeting.

  • 5 July 2022

    Kensington Palace

    The Duke of Cambridge and The Duchess of Cambridge, Patron, All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, and Patron, the Lawn Tennis Association, this afternoon attended the Lawn Tennis Championships at Church Road, Wimbledon, London SW19.