The Queen of England, according to tradition, accepted the resignation of former Prime Minister Theresa may and officially appointed as the new officer – Boris Johnson. For almost an hour, the Cabinet of Ministers of the country was without a leader.
The audience took place at Buckingham Palace on 24 July, where the first meeting arrived Theresa may with her husband Philip. Elizabeth II has accepted the resignation of Theresa may, after the politician left the Palace. For the event she wore a laconic blue suit with a big necklace on his neck, and made the way shoes kitten heels with a leopard print.
Theresa may with her husband the last time he gave a speech from the Prime Minister’s house / Getty Images
Theresa may arrived for an audience with Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace / Getty Images
After Theresa may to see 93-year-old Queen arrived Boris Johnson, who officially appointed to the post. Its style and style is frequently compared with U.S. President Donald trump: he loves suits a similar cut and bright ties. However, this time he chose a dark blue suit with a white shirt and blue tie.
As for Her Majesty, for the official meetings, she chose a dress the color “Tiffany” floral print necklace and earrings of pearl, silver brooch and her favourite gold watch. Your look she completed with a traditional black bag and shoes with a low heel.
Elizabeth II is officially appointed by Boris Johnson for Prime Minister / Getty Images
Boris Johnson took office as Prime Minister of great Britain / Getty Images
Why Elizabeth II is separately appoints the Prime Minister of great Britain?One of the features of the British monarchy is the appointment of a king or Queen for the post of Prime Minister. After the public vote for the position he or she appoint a new head of the Cabinet of Ministers. Usually such a position claim the head of the party, in this case – the leader of the conservative party, but the monarch has the right to put at the head of the government of any other person. Overall, some prerogatives in the UK, performed nominally by the monarch, on the advice of the Prime Minister and Cabinet and dissolve the Parliament. But according to a parliamentary report, “the Crown could not introduce new prerogatives”. This is the 13th Prime Minister, who was appointed Elizabeth II during his reign.
Who is Boris Johnson?
British politician and journalist, member of the Conservative party, former British foreign Secretary and ex-mayor of London. Johnson is one of the leaders of the campaign for the withdrawal of Britain from the EU.
In 2001, Johnson was chosen to the House of Commons of the Parliament for the constituency of Henley-on-Thames. In 2003 he was appointed Vice-President of Conservative party of great Britain. In 2004, Johnson became Minister of culture in the shadow Cabinet of the opposition.
From all these posts in the Conservative party, Johnson was released in November 2004. All because he was accused of lying about extramarital Affairs with one of the officers in the newspaper the Spectator’s. Although Johnson himself has never acknowledged the allegations. However, with the election of the new conservative leader, David Cameron, Johnson was appointed Minister of education of the shadow Cabinet of the opposition. In 2008, Johnson became mayor of London. This was followed by the British foreign Secretary, however, in 2018, resigned.
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