Former British Prime Minister David Cameron prompted a uncommon royal rebuke this week from Buckingham Palace, after he made a number of claims about non-public conferences with Queen Elizabeth II throughout a media tour selling his new memoir.
On Thursday, Cameron advised the BBC that some years in the past he requested the queen – who is meant to stay politically impartial – to assist the pro-“stay” aspect in Scotland’s 2014 independence referendum.
He mentioned he felt “panic” that the pro-secession aspect would possibly win, and advised her non-public secretary that “only a elevating of the eyebrow, even, you recognize, 1 / 4 of an inch, we thought would possibly make a distinction.”
She subsequently stunned many when she advised well-wishers days earlier than the referendum that Scots ought to “assume very fastidiously in regards to the future” earlier than voting.
The professional-remain aspect received the vote 55 p.c to 45 p.c.
“I didn’t ask for something improper to be mentioned or achieved,” Cameron mentioned, earlier than saying he had “nothing extra to say” in regards to the matter.
“I’ve already mentioned maybe slightly bit an excessive amount of,” he mentioned.
It seems the remarks have been sufficient to anger the queen. Palace officers advised native British…