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The King's Audiences

Published 10 September 2022

His Majesty is holding a number Audiences during his first week as King. 

9 September

Prime Minister Liz Truss was received at Buckingham Palace: the first Audience of His Majesty's reign

10 September

The King - Head of the Church of England and 'Defender of the Faith' - received the Archbishop of Canterbury. His Majesty was joined by The Queen Consort. 

His Majesty received the Prime Minister for a second time along with Members of her Cabinet.

The King received leaders of the opposition parties.

Ian Blackford, Leader of the Scottish National Party in the House of Commons: 

Liberal Democrat Leader Sir Ed Davey:

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer:

11 September

The King received the Secretary General of the Commonwealth, Baroness Scotland.

The King and The Queen Consort also held a reception with High Commissioners from the Realms of the Commonwealth.

Monday 12 September

At the Palace of Holyroodhouse, The King received the First Minister of Scotland, followed by the Presiding Officer of the Scottish Parliament. 

Tuesday 13 September

The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Christopher Heaton-Harris MP was received by The King at Hillsborough Castle.

The Speaker of the Northern Ireland Assembly and Leaders of the Main Political Parties were also received by His Majesty.

Friday 16 September

The King conducted audiences at Cardiff Castle where he received the First Minister of Wales and the Presiding Officer (Llywydd).

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