Daily Record: May 23rd, 2018

COURT CIRCULAR

Buckingham Palace

Miss Elizabeth Stephen was received by The Queen today and delivered up the Insignia of the Order of the Garter worn by her father, the late Sir Ninian Stephen.

Sir Nicholas Kay was received in audience by The Queen and kissed hands upon his appointment as Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan.

Lady Kay was also received by Her Majesty.

Mrs Samantha Cohen was received by The Queen upon relinquishing her appointment as Assistant Private Secretary to Her Majesty.

The Queen held a Council at 5.30pm.

There were present: the Rt Hon Andrea Leadsom MP (Lord President), the Rt Hon James Brokenshire MP (Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government), the Rt Hon Sajid Javid MP (Secretary of State for the Home Department) and the Rt Hon David Mundell MP (Secretary of State for Scotland).

The Rt Hon Sir Peter Coulson, the Rt Hon Robert Goodwill MP and the Rt Hon Kevan Jones MP were sworn in as members of Her Majesty’s Most Honourable Privy Council.

The Rt Hon Sir George Leggatt made affirmation as a member of Her Majesty’s Most Honourable Privy Council.

Mrs Ceri King was in attendance as Deputy Clerk of the Council.

The Rt Hon Andrea Leadsom MP had an audience of Her Majesty before the Council.

The Rt Hon Theresa May MP (Prime Minister and First Lord of the Treasury) had an audience of The Queen this evening.

Clarence House

The Prince of Wales, Royal Founding Patron, this morning held a Meeting for the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership.

His Royal Highness, Patron, the Scottish Tartans Authority, was present at the Memorial Service for Mr James Sugden (formerly Chief Executive, Johnstons of Elgin) which was held at St Katharine Cree Church, Leadenhall Street, London EC3, this morning.

The Prince of Wales, Royal Founding Patron, The Prince’s Teaching Institute, this afternoon held a Meeting.

His Royal Highness, Patron, Health and Hope UK, this afternoon received Dr Sasa Taing San (Founder) and Mr Christopher Jones (Executive Director).

Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Burma (Mr Daniel Chugg) was present.

The Prince of Wales, Royal Founding Patron, the Turquoise Mountain Foundation, afterwards held a Meeting.

His Royal Highness, Royal Founding Patron, The Prince’s Teaching Institute, this evening held a Dinner at St James’s Palace.

The Duchess of Cornwall this morning visited ITN Studios, Gray’s Inn Road, London WC1, to celebrate the Twenty First Anniversary of 5 News Studios and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Greater London (Sir Kenneth Olisa).

Her Royal Highness, President, the Maggie Keswick Jencks Cancer Caring Centres Trust, this evening attended a Dinner at the Ritz Hotel, Piccadilly, London W1, to
mark the Tenth Anniversary of The Duchess of Cornwall’s Presidency.

Buckingham Palace

The Duke of York this afternoon arrived at Hong Kong International Airport, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China.

His Royal Highness, Founder, Pitch@Palace, this evening attended a Dinner at One Shenzhen Bay, Shenzhen, China.

Buckingham Palace

The Princess Royal, President, The Duke of Edinburgh’s Commonwealth Study Conferences, this morning visited Wythenshawe Community Housing, Village 135, Hollyhedge Court Road, Wythenshawe, and was received by Mrs Edith Conn (Deputy Lieutenant of Greater Manchester).

Her Royal Highness, President, The Duke of Edinburgh’s Commonwealth Study Conferences, this afternoon visited Mustard Tree, 110 Oldham Road, Ancoats, Manchester.

The Princess Royal, President, Emerging Leaders’ Dialogues Canada (part of The Duke of Edinburgh’s Commonwealth Study Conferences), this evening held a Dinner at Buckingham Palace.

Kensington Palace

The Duke of Gloucester, Grand Prior, the Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St John of Jerusalem, today carried out the following engagements in Virginia, United States of America.

His Royal Highness this morning attended a Luncheon with the Gloucester County Delegation at the Williamsburg Inn, 136 Francis Street East, Williamsburg.

The Duke of Gloucester this afternoon visited the Wren Building, the College of William and Mary, 111 Jamestown Road, Williamsburg.

His Royal Highness later visited the Earl Gregg Swem Library, the College of William and Mary, 400 Landrum Drive, Williamsburg.

The Duke of Gloucester, Patron, Habitat for Humanity Great Britain, afterwards visited Habitat for Humanity Restore, 1303 Jamestown Road, Williamsburg.

His Royal Highness this evening attended a Welcoming Ceremony by the Virginia Indians at the Evelynton Plantation, 6701 John Tyler Memorial Highway, Charles City.

St James’s Palace

The Duke of Kent, Patron, this afternoon held a Luncheon for St Mungo’s and RollonMonday at Buckingham Palace.

Buckingham Palace

Princess Alexandra, President, Royal Humane Society, today attended the Annual General Court at Haberdashers’ Hall, 18 West Smithfield, London EC1.

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