Daily Record: September 10th, 2022


Clarence House

The King held His first Privy Council at 10.20am at St James’s Palace.

The Queen Consort and The Prince of Wales were present.

Previously the Lords Spiritual and Temporal of this Realm and Members of the House of Commons, together with other members of Her late Majesty’s Privy Council and Representatives of the Realms and Territories, Aldermen and Citizens of London and others who were also present, approved a Proclamation proclaiming His Majesty as King Charles the Third.

The Proclamation was signed by those who were present.

At the Council His Majesty made a Declaration, which was ordered to be published, and The King subsequently took and subscribed the Oath for the Security of the Church of Scotland.

Mr Richard Tilbrook (Clerk of the Council) and Mrs Ceri King (Deputy Clerk of the Council) were in attendance.

The Archbishop of Canterbury was received in audience by The King and The Queen Consort at Buckingham Palace this afternoon.

Afterwards His Majesty received the Rt Hon Elizabeth Truss MP (Prime Minister and First Lord of the Treasury) and the following members of the Cabinet: the Rt Hon Kwasi Kwarteng MP (Chancellor of the Exchequer), the Rt Hon James Cleverly MP (Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs), the Rt Hon Dr Thérèse Coffey MP (Deputy Prime Minister and Secretary of State for Health and Social Care), the Rt Hon Sue-Ellen Braverman MP (Secretary of State for the Home Department), the Rt Hon Ben Wallace MP (Secretary of State for Defence), the Rt Hon Brandon Lewis MP (Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice), the Rt Hon Nadhim Zahawi MP (Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster), the Rt Hon Penelope Mordaunt MP (Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons) and the Lord True (Lord Privy Seal and Leader of the House of Lords).

The Rt Hon Sir Keir Starmer MP (Leader of His Majesty’s Opposition), the Rt Hon Sir Edward Davey MP (Leader of the Liberal Democrats) and the Rt Hon Ian Blackford MP (Leader of the Scottish National Party) were received by The King.

The Dean of Westminster (the Very Reverend Dr David Hoyle) was received by His Majesty.

The Duke of York, The Earl and Countess of Wessex, The Princess Royal and Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence, with their families, were present at a private Service for The late Queen at Crathie Parish Church today.

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