UK: Charles subs for Queen in opening of parliament

Source: New York Post

“Prince Charles formally opened Britain’s Parliament for the first time Tuesday after his 96-year-old mother, Queen Elizabeth II, was forced to miss the key ceremony for the first time in nearly 60 years. Charles, who in recent years has supported his monarch mother at the pomp-filled ceremony, instead took her place after she was forced to skip it due to ‘episodic mobility problems.’ … Charles delivered the Queen’s Speech from the consort’s throne, symbolically an inch shorter than his mother’s sovereign throne. And in place of the queen’s usual introduction that ‘My Government will,’ Prince Charles instead said ‘Her majesty’s government will …'” (05/10/22)