The Queen’s permission needed for Parliament refurbishment

A £3.5 billion refurbishment of Parliament is set to see both Members of the House of Commons and the House of Lords move to another location while essential maintenance is carried out on the Palace of Westminster. It is understood, however, that The Queen’s consent must be sought before the costly refurbishment can go ahead. […]

Commonwealth’s talks on who will succeed The Queen as its Head

It has been reported that the Commonwealth has begun secret deliberations on who will succeed Her Majesty The Queen as Head of the Commonwealth upon the event of her death. The Head of the Commonwealth is not a hereditary position and although Prince Charles will become King upon the death of Her Majesty, it is […]