She’s arrived! First pictures of the Queen arriving in Portsmouth

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Here are the first pictures of the Queen arriving in Portsmouth for today’s HMS Queen Elizabeth commissioning ceremony.

Her Majesty arrived at Portsmouth Harbour station a few minutes ago and met delegates including the Lord Mayor Ken Elcombe and Portsmouth City Council leader Donna Jones.

Her Majesty the Queen arrives in Portsmouth to formally commission HMS Queen Eliazbeth

Her Majesty the Queen arrives in Portsmouth to formally commission HMS Queen Eliazbeth

She’ll now head straight to the Historic Dockyard for today’s ceremony.

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