This seems odd, does she know this is her last change or something?

Published on 18 Dec 2012

The Queen wears Tory blue historic visit sit Cabinet meeting ministers whip round buy placemats.
The Queen meets the Cabinet during historic Downing Street visit.
The Queen will today arrived to take a seat at the Cabinet table in Downing Street, the first monarch to attend the meeting of senior ministers for more than 230 years.

David Cameron welcomed the monarch on the steps of Downing Street before presenting her with a gift of a set of placemats bought after a Cabinet whip-round to mark her Diamond Jubilee.

The Prime Minister revealed the last time a Cabinet had been attended by the head of state was George III in 1781.

The Queen sits next to British Prime Minister David Cameron (left) and Foreign Secretary William Hague (right) at Number 10 Downing Street. Picture: Jeremy Selwyn Getty Images

Published on 18 Dec 2012

The Queen becomes the first monarch to attend a meeting of the cabinet since Queen Victoria.


Normally the sitting Prime Minister goes weekly to report to her at here home. how odd!