The Rt Hon Boris Johnson (Prime Minister and First Lord of the Treasury) had an audience of The Queen this morning.
Her Majesty later visited the Royal British Legion Industries Extra Care Facility, Appleton Lodge, 14 Milner Road, Aylesford, to celebrate the charity’s centenary and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Kent (the Viscount De L’Isle) and the Chairman of Royal British Legion Industries (Mr Stephen Kingsman).
The Queen toured the new care facility, escorted by Mr Stephen Sherry (chief executive), met residents and their families, other residents, local schoolchildren reading, and further residents carrying out various activities, before meeting trustees and supporters and officially opening the new care facility.
Her Majesty this afternoon visited the Royal British Legion Industries Centenary Village at Victory House, Richard Corben Way, Aylesford, and viewed an apartment and plans for the future development of the Centenary Village before meeting friends and volunteers, trustees and staff.
The Queen placed a commemorative time capsule in the garden of the village.
Afterwards Her Majesty was entertained to Luncheon by the chairman.
The Queen held a Council at 6.00pm.
There were present: the Rt Hon Jacob Rees-Mogg (Lord President), the Rt Hon Robert Buckland (Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice), the Rt Hon Alister Jack (Secretary of State for Scotland) and the Rt Hon Alok Sharma (Secretary of State for International Development).
The Lord Ashton of Hyde, the Rt Hon Conor Burns, the Rt Hon Zacharias Goldsmith, the Rt Hon Alec Shelbrooke, the Rt Hon Christopher Skidmore and the Rt Hon Rishi Sunak were sworn in as members of Her Majesty’s Most Honourable Privy Council.
Mr Richard Tilbrook was in attendance as Clerk of the Council.
The Rt Hon Jacob Rees-Mogg had an audience of Her Majesty before the Council.
By command of The Queen, Mr Alistair Harrison (Marshal of the Diplomatic Corps) called upon His Excellency Mr Rui Jorge Carneiro Mangueira at 22 Dorset Street, London W1, this morning in order to bid farewell to His Excellency upon relinquishing his appointment as Ambassador from the Republic of Angola to the Court of St James’s.
The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall this morning visited Swiss Cottage Farmers’ Market, Eton Avenue, London NW3, to celebrate the 20th anniversary of London Farmers’ Markets Limited and were received by Sir Ian Johnston (Deputy Lieutenant of Greater London).
His Royal Highness, Chairman, the Royal Collection Trust, this afternoon chaired a Meeting of the Trustees at Clarence House.
The Prince of Wales, Royal Founding Patron, the Professional Teaching Institute, this evening held a Dinner at Buckingham Palace.
The Duchess of Cornwall, Vice-Patron, the London Library, this evening attended a Dinner at 14 St James’s Square, London SW1, to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth of Prince Albert and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Greater London (Sir Kenneth Olisa).
The Duke of Cambridge, President, the British Sub-Aqua Club, today presented The Duke of Cambridge Prize at Kensington Palace.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Joint Patrons, the Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, this afternoon received Ms Lorraine Heggessey upon relinquishing her appointment as Chief Executive.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex this morning visited families of deployed service personnel at Broom Farm Community Centre, Windsor, Berkshire.
The Duke of York, Founder, this afternoon held Pitch@Palace 12.0 at St James’s Palace for entrepreneurs and supporters.
St James’s Palace
The Earl of Wessex this morning visited Surrey Hill Enterprises and Market Place, near Bramley, and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Surrey (Mr Michael More-Molyneux).
His Royal Highness later presented The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service to Surrey Hills Society at Albury Saxon Church, Albury Park, Guildford.
The Earl of Wessex this afternoon visited Silent Pool Artisan Hub, Shere Road, Albury, Guildford, and opened Mandira’s Kitchen.
His Royal Highness afterwards attended a Luncheon at Albury Organic Vineyard, Silent Pool.
The Countess of Wessex this morning planted a commemorative tree at the Residence of Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Kingdom of Norway in Oslo to mark the 150th Anniversary of the birth of Queen Maud.
Her Royal Highness later attended the International Civil Society Action Network Forum at the Nobel Peace Centre, Brynjulf Bulls plass, Oslo.
The Countess of Wessex afterwards attended a Meeting with Ms Marita Sorheim-Rensvik (Norwegian Special Representative for Women, Peace and Security, Department of United Nations and Humanitarian Affairs) at the Nobel Peace Centre.
Her Royal Highness this afternoon arrived at Heathrow Airport, London, from Norway.
Mr Alexander Stonor was in attendance.
St James’s Palace
The Princess Royal, Master, the Corporation of Trinity House, this afternoon presented the Merchant Navy Medal for Meritorious Service at Trinity House, Trinity Square, London EC3.
Her Royal Highness, Patron, the Wooden Spoon Society, this evening attended a Reception at the House of Lords, London SW1.
The Princess Royal afterwards attended the Royal Warrant Holders Association Banquet at the Grosvenor House Hotel, Park Lane, London W1, and was received by Mr Kevin Traverse-Healy (Deputy Lieutenant of Greater London).
The Duke of Gloucester this afternoon attended the Railway Workers Centenary Memorial Service in Southwark Cathedral, London SE1, and was received by Colonel Simon Duckworth (Deputy Lieutenant of Greater London).
His Royal Highness, President, Public Monuments and Sculpture Association, this evening launched the 3rd Dimension Awards at the Royal Society of Sculptors, Dora House, 108 Old Brompton Road, London SW7.
St James’s Palace
The Duke of Kent this afternoon visited St Joseph’s Catholic Infant School and Nursery, Marsh Lane, Leyton, London E10, to commemorate the school’s 50th Anniversary and was received by Major Jeremy Fern (Deputy Lieutenant of Greater London).
His Royal Highness later visited Waltham Forest Construction Training Centre, Hollydown Way, Leytonstone, London E11.