The Queen held a Council at 5.30pm.
There were present: the Rt. Hon. Andrea Leadsom MP (Lord President), the Rt. Hon. Mark Lancaster MP (Minister for the Armed Forces) and the Rt. Hon. Penelope Mordaunt MP (Secretary of State for International Development).
The Rt. Hon. Sajid Javid MP took the Oath of Office, kissed hands upon appointment and received the Seals of Office as Secretary of State for the Home Department.
The Rt. Hon. James Brokenshire MP took the Oath of Office, kissed hands upon appointment and received the Seals of Office as Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government.
Mr. Richard Tilbrook was in attendance as Clerk of the Council.
The Rt. Hon. Andrea Leadsom MP had an audience of Her Majesty before the Council.
The Rt. Hon. Theresa May MP (Prime Minister and First Lord of the Treasury) had an audience of The Queen this evening.
Mr. John Williams (Deputy Lieutenant of West Sussex) was present at Gatwick Airport, London, this morning of upon the Arrival of the Governor-General of St. Lucia and Lady Cenac and welcomed Their Excellencies on behalf of The Queen.
The Prince Charles, Duke of Rothesay this afternoon attended a Seminar of the Global Alliance for the Future of Food and the Sustainable Food Trust, Dumfries House, Cumnock, Ayrshire.
His Royal Highness afterwards attended a Meeting on Sustainability with a delegation from China, Dumfries House.
The Prince of Wales, Duke of Rothesay this evening held Dinner at Dumfries House for the Global Alliance Forum for the Future of Food and the Sustainable Food Trust.
The Duke of York, Patron, Lucifer Golfing Society, this morning received Mr. Richard Cunis upon relinquishing his appointment as Captain and Mr. Charles Jamieson upon assuming the appointment.
His Royal Highness, Patron, Jubilee Sailing Trust, today received Mr. Duncan Souster (Chief Executive, Jubilee Sailing Trust), Ms. Honor Wilson Fletcher (Chief Executive, British Exploring Society) and Dr. Saima Rana (Principal, Westminster Academy).
The Duke of York, Patron, The Duke of York’s Community Initiative, this afternoon held a Luncheon at Buckingham Palace.
His Royal Highness later gave a Tea for the finalists of the National Cyber Security Centre, Cyberfirst Girls Competition.
The Duke of York afterwards received Lieutenant General Sir John Lorimer (Defence Senior Adviser to the Middle East and North Africa).
His Royal Highness, Patron, the Place, this evening held a Dinner at Buckingham Palace.
The Earl of Wessex, Chairman of the Trustees, The Prince Philip Trust Fund for the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead, today attended a Lunch at Ascot Racecourse, Berkshire.
The Princess Royal, Chancellor, Harper Adams University, this morning attended a Symposium on “Technology’s role in feeding the Commonwealth” at Harper Adams University, Edgmond, Newport, followed by a Ceremony at St. Nicholas Church, High Street, Newport, to mark the Bicentenary of Thomas Harper Adams and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Shropshire (Sir Algernon Heber-Percy).
Her Royal Highness, Patron, the Royal College of Midwives, this afternoon visited Warrington Hospital Maternity Unit, Croft Wing, Warrington Hospital, Lovely Lane, Warrington, and was received by Mrs. Joelle Warren (Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Cheshire).
The Duke of Gloucester this morning opened the new Kibworth Medical Centre, Smeeton Road, Kibworth, and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Leicestershire (Jennifer, Lady Gretton).
His Royal Highness, Honorary Air Marshal, Royal Air Force, this afternoon visited the new Headquarters of the Royal Air Forces Association, Atlas House, Wembley Road, Leicester.
The Duke of Gloucester later visited Hinckley and District Museum, Framework Knitters’ Cottages, Lower Bond Street, Hinckley, Leicestershire, to celebrate their 21st anniversary.
Princess Alexandra this afternoon reopened the Worshipful Company of Skinners Almshouses at Percy Bilton Court, Skinners Lane, Hounslow, and was received by Ms. Maria Pedro (Deputy Lieutenant of Greater London).