The Queen has attended a service at Westminster Abbey with the Duchess of Cornwall to mark the 750th anniversary of the re-building of the church.
Boris Johnson will not resign if MPs hand him another defeat by voting down his legislative agenda set out in the Queen’s Speech, Downing Street has said.
Boris Johnson’s first Queen’s Speech as Prime Minister has drawn fire from the opposition as a pre-election stunt.
A crime crackdown dominated the first Queen’s Speech of Boris Johnson’s premiership.
Jeremy Corbyn will accuse Boris Johnson of “using the Queen” to deliver a pre-election Tory party political broadcast at next week’s State Opening of Parliament.
Holding a Queen’s Speech before a general election would be a “sham” and akin to asking the Monarch to read a “trailer for the Conservative Party’s election manifesto”.
David Cameron has said “frustration” during the Scottish independence referendum campaign prompted his plea for the Queen to intervene but he now wanted to avoid making his indiscretion “worse”.
David Cameron’s admission he sought the Queen’s involvement in the Scottish independence referendum has raised questions about the legitimacy of the nation’s constitutional monarchy, an expert has said.
Boris Johnson has denied lying to the Queen in order to secure the suspension of Parliament.
Boris Johnson will make the traditional prime ministerial trip to the Queen’s Balmoral estate on Friday but the visit will be shorter than expected due to the political turmoil in Westminster.
Princess Charlotte displayed a strong family resemblance to her great-grandmother the Queen as she started her first day at school.