BRITAIN’S new PM will begin work whereas flying again from Scotland after being sworn in by the Queen at Balmoral.
Yesterday’s official announcement confirmed The Sun’s story that Her Majesty will maintain the historic ceremony at her Scottish retreat — elevating recent fears for her well being.
Britain’s new PM will begin work whereas flying again from Scotland after being sworn in by the Queen at BalmoralCredit: Getty
Boris Johnson is because of handle the nation for the ultimate time as PM early on Tuesday morningCredit: PA
Liz Truss or Rishi Sunak may use the 90-minute flight again to London to sort out pressing first duties together with writing letters of final resort for nuclear submarine captainsCredit: Pacemaker
Liz Truss or Rishi Sunak may use the 90-minute flight again to London to sort out pressing first duties together with writing letters of final resort for nuclear submarine captains.
Buckingham Palace blamed the 96-year-old royal’s “episodic mobility issues” for the break with custom.
Sources near the Queen insisted the choice was made this week and introduced yesterday to assist with the journey plans of each the incoming and outgoing prime ministers.
But The Sun understands these near Her Majesty suggested her final week to not make the 1,000-mile spherical journey.
A supply mentioned: “Decisions aren’t made in a single day. This has been deliberate for some time.”
The official announcement has sparked recent well being worries and the Queen is not anticipated to look at this Saturday’s annual Highland Games at Braemar in Aberdeenshire.
Either Ms Truss or Mr Sunak can be introduced as chief of the Conservative Party on Monday.
Boris Johnson is because of handle the nation for the ultimate time as PM early on Tuesday morning earlier than utilizing his ministerial jet to fly to Aberdeen airport.
He is anticipated to then announce his resignation to the Queen, along with his successor appointed by the monarch shortly afterwards.
The new PM will fly again to London on the official aircraft arriving at Downing Street in time for a speech at 4pm. It is assumed senior officers will journey with Mr Johnson to greet his successor at Balmoral.
Once again in London the brand new PM will start a Cabinet reshuffle.
The new high crew of ministers will meet at 9am on Wednesday earlier than the PM goes face to face with Labour’s Sir Keir Starmer of their first Commons conflict at midday.
Mr Johnson must make his personal method again from Scotland.
Aides are actually attempting to work out which room at Balmoral can be used for the “kissing palms” ceremony.
The conventional energy transition has not occurred there in additional than 120 years because the reign of Queen Victoria.
The Queen kissed palms along with her first PM Winston Churchill in 1952 at Heathrow after getting back from Africa following the dying of her father King George VI.
Tory PM Harold Macmillan stepped down after main surgical procedure in 1963 and the Queen visited him at King Edward VII hospital, London, to take his resignation.
His alternative, Sir Alec Douglas-Home, and each PM since was sworn in at Buckingham Palace.
Liberal PM HH Asquith was sworn in by Edward VII at a lodge in Biarritz, France, in 1908 whereas the king was on vacation.
Queen Victoria additionally carried out ceremonies at Osborne House, Isle of Wight.
Buckingham Palace mentioned the Queen would perform Privy Council duties just about on Wednesday.
She is anticipated to stay at Balmoral, the place a wheelchair-friendly raise has been put in, till October.
The Sun understands these near Her Majesty suggested her final week to not make the 1,000-mile spherical journey from Balmoral to WindsorCredit: Getty
The new PM will fly again to London on the official aircraft arriving at Downing Street in time for a speech at 4pmCredit: Corporal Alex Scott/RAF