THE Queen was uncomfortable with Boris Johnson and Carrie Symonds staying overnight at Balmoral because they are not married, say sources.
The pair visited the Scottish estate from September 6 for the PMs annual visit.
The Queen ‘does not approve’ of unmarried couple staying at her residences
Boris Johnson and Carrie Symonds have been in a relationship for around a year, but the PM is still married to his second wife
Boris, 55, and Carrie, 31, have been in a relationship for around a year, but he is still wed to second wife Marina.
Royal protocol usually bans unmarried couples from staying overnight at the Queens residences.
A source said: Most women of the Queens generation simply wouldnt want an unmarried couple staying with them and sharing a bedroom and she is no different, so it was totally inappropriate of Boris.
“What was perhaps more troubling for the Queen was that he turned up with an unmarried woman whos young enough to be his daughter. The Queen is the head of the Church of England.
“She felt uncomfortable about it. Its just not something she approves of.
In the end Brexit turmoil meant the three-night stay was cut to one.
The Palace declined to comment last night.
Kate and Wills first spent Christmas at Sandringham in 2011 eight months after their wedding.
In 2010 Tony Blairs adviser Jonathan Powell revealed he was uninvited from Her Majs annual BBQ since he was not married to partner Sarah.
Boris and Carrie, pictured on their way to Balmoral in September, had to cut their three-night stay short due to Brexit turmoil
William and Kate first spent Christmas at Sandringham in 2011 – eight months after their wedding
Tony Blair’s adviser Jonathan Powell revealed he was uninvited from the Queen’s BBQ in 2010 because he was not married to his partner