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Break with tradition as Queen stays in Scotland for new PM meeting

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II welcomes newly elected leader of the Conservative party Boris Johnson during an audience at Buckingham Palace, London, Wednesday July 24, 2019
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II welcomes newly elected leader of the Conservative party Boris Johnson during an audience at Buckingham Palace, London, Wednesday July 24, 2019 Copyright Credit: AP
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Queen Elizabeth II normally receives new prime ministers at Buckingham Palace in London. But this time, amid ongoing mobility issues, she will stay at her residence in Scotland.

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Queen Elizabeth II will break with tradition and stay at her Scottish residence in Balmoral to receive the UK's new prime minister next week. 

Liz Truss, the UK's foreign minister, or former chancellor Rishi Sunak will be unveiled as Boris Johnson's successor on 5 September.

The monarch, 96, who is struggling with mobility problems, normally receives new prime ministers at Buckingham Palace in London.

The meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, 6 September.

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