Queen Elizabeth II to Appoint Prime Minister While in Scotland

Updated Aug. 31, 2022 2:20 pm ET

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LONDON—Queen Elizabeth II has appointed all 14 of her prime ministers in London. Until now.

The 96-year-old monarch will break with longstanding tradition next week and appoint Britain’s new prime minister from her residence in Scotland rather than in Buckingham Palace, palace officials said Wednesday, the latest sign of how mobility issues are forcing her to change how she undertakes constitutional duties.

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