The Queen held a Council via video link at 2.30 p.m.
There were present: the Rt Hon Jacob Rees-Mogg MP (Lord President), the Rt Hon George Eustice MP (Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs), the Rt Hon Robert Jenrick MP (Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government) and the Rt Hon Ben Wallace MP (Secretary of State for Defence).
Mr Richard Tilbrook was in attendance as Clerk of the Council.
The Rt Hon Boris Johnson MP (Prime Minister and First Lord of the Treasury) had an audience of Her Majesty via telephone this evening.
By command of The Queen, Mr Alistair Harrison (Marshal of the Diplomatic Corps) called upon His Excellency Mr Stefan Haukur Johannesson at 2A Hans Street, London SW1, this morning in order to bid farewell to His Excellency upon relinquishing his appointment as Ambassador from the Republic of Iceland to the Court of St James’s.
By command of Her Majesty, the Marshal of the Diplomatic Corps called upon His Excellency Mr Acisclo Valladares Molina at 105A Westbourne Grove, London W2, this afternoon in order to bid farewell to His Excellency upon relinquishing his appointment as Ambassador from the Republic of Guatemala to the Court of St James’s.
The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall this morning attended a Service to commemorate the Centenary of the Tomb of the Unknown Warrior, Westminster Abbey, London SW1.
The Duchess of Cambridge, Joint Patron, the Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, this morning held an Early Years Meeting via video link.
St James’s Palace
The Earl of Wessex, Royal Colonel, 2nd Battalion The Rifles, and The Countess of Wessex this morning attended the Armistice Day Service of Remembrance at the National Memorial Arboretum, Alrewas, and were received by Mr James Leavesley (Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Staffordshire).