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Queen Elizabeth lives in Scotland
New concerns over the health of Queen Elizabeth II will not mark the first time a new prime minister is received in London.
The successor to Boris Johnson (58) as British prime minister will be announced early next week. However, Queen Elizabeth II (96) would break tradition and appoint Johnson’s successor at Balmoral Castle in Scotland, and not at Buckingham Palace in London as before. This is reported by the British BBC,
The Queen suffers from ‘mobility issues’
So Tuesday’s formal ceremony will take place at the Queen’s Scottish summer residence, as the 96-year-old is suffering from “mobility problems”. Its purpose is to provide planning protection for a future prime minister so that any last minute necessary changes can be revoked. Foreign Minister Liz Truss (47) and former finance minister Rishi Sunak (42) are fighting to replace Johnson.
Queen Elizabeth II will appoint Johnson’s successor as the 15th prime minister of her 70-year reign. Heads of government were traditionally pre-appointed at Buckingham Palace in London. The Monarch is currently spending his summer vacation at his Scottish estate in Balmoral.
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