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A Cabinet fit for a Queen

Tuesday, 18 Dec, 2012 - 00:57

Dec. 18 - Britain's Queen Elizabeth becomes the country's first monarch to attend a Cabinet meeting since the 18th century. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.

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Queen Elizabeth becomes the country's first monarch to attend a British Cabinet meeting since the 18th century. She is given a royal welcome at Number 10 Downing Street. The last monarch to attend such a meeting is believed to have been George III in 1781 Prime Minister David Cameron offered her a warm welcome to the meeting. She spoke twice -- reportedly about her next Speech -- which she suggested should be on the shorter side. The Queen -- celebrating her Diamond Jubilee year, was also given table mats with images of Buckingham Palace as a Christmas gift. She offered her own Christmas greetings in addition to the rare glimpse of the royalty at the Cabinet.

A Cabinet fit for a Queen

Tuesday, 18 Dec, 2012 - 00:57

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