Will Elizabeth II invite Boris Johnson and his successor to Balmoral?
According to reports, Queen Isabel II contacted Boris Johnson two months ago on the day he decided to step down as prime minister.
The UK Conservative Party will announce a new leader on 5 September, meaning Johnson and his successor will follow tradition and meet with the Queen once the winner is chosen.
On Friday, the Sun reported the meeting is likely to take place in Scotland, where the Queen still spends the summer, at the Balmoral estate.
A source told the tabloid that the Queen will try to avoid returning to Buckingham Palace for the event due to her ongoing mobility issues.
"The Queen has now been advised not to travel," the source said. "It may not be the best option for the Queen to travel 1,000 miles for a 48-hour trip, when the prime minister can easily reach Balmoral."
The circle of applicants has been reduced to two, Rishi Sunak y Liz Truss after voting in Parliament.
Now the Tory party's 160,000 or more due-paying members have a chance to weigh in, with the winner becoming prime minister and a transfer of power in a meeting with Johnson and the Queen.
However, Prince Charles has replaced him more frequently since last fall, when the Queen was briefly hospitalized and even gave a speech at the opening of parliament in May, the monarch asking him to Not considering sending as deputy.