The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall Visit Cabinet Office

The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall, known as the Duke and Duchess of Rothesay when in Scotland, try lawn bowls during a visit to the coastal village of Garlieston, Wigtownshire, where the port played an important role in D-Day preparations in 1944, in the testing of the Mulberry Harbours.


Thursday 13th February 2020

The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall will visit the Cabinet Office to recognise the work it undertakes on behalf of Her Majesty’s Government and to thank the Civil Service.

The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall will be greeted by Departmental Ministers, the Cabinet Secretary and Permanent Secretary upon arrival.

Their Royal Highnesses will learn of the work that the Cabinet Office undertakes by touring the building. Their Royal Highnesses will visit the marketplace where they will meet members of staff, including those from the Geospatial Commission, Infrastructure and Projects Authority and the Government and Digital Service. Displays on areas of work including national security, tackling climate change and the administration of honours and appointments, will be showcased.

Finally, Their Royal Highnesses will join a reception in the Stone Hall where they will meet apprentices, senior officials and employees from all divisions before unveiling a plaque.

Cabinet Office

The Cabinet Office supports the Prime Minister and ensure the effective running of government. It is also the corporate headquarters for government, in partnership with HM Treasury, and takes the lead in certain critical policy areas.

The Cabinet Office priorities are to:

  • support the Prime Minister and Cabinet to deliver the government’s programme
  • drive efficiencies and reforms that will make government work better
  • create a more united democracy
  • strengthen and secure the United Kingdom at home and abroad

Catch up on The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall’s most recent engagements, in the latest issue of Royal Life magazine.

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