The Queen held a Privy Council via video link at 12.00 noon.
There were present: the Rt Hon Mark Spencer MP (Lord President), the Rt Hon Michael Ellis MP (Minister for the Cabinet Office and Paymaster General), the Rt Hon Alister Jack MP (Secretary of State for Scotland) and the Rt Hon Sajid Javid MP (Secretary of State for Health and Social Care).
The Lord Doherty and the Lady Wise were sworn in as members of Her Majesty’s Most Honourable Privy Council.
Mr Richard Tilbrook was in attendance as Clerk of the Council.
Mr James Colman was received by The Queen this afternoon and delivered up the Insignia of the Order of the Garter worn by his father, the late Sir Timothy Colman.
St James’s Palace
The Princess Royal, accompanied by Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence, this morning departed from Port Moresby International Airport, Papua New Guinea, for the United Kingdom.
The Duke of Gloucester, Patron, the London Chorus, this afternoon received Professor Graham Anderson upon relinquishing his appointment as Chairman and Professor Simon Heffer upon assuming the appointment.