Each had been honoured for his or her political and public service.
The politicians had been on Mr Johnson’s resignation honours record, which was branded a “catalogue of cronies” by his critics.
Talking to the PA information company at Windsor Fort, Sir Jacob mentioned: “What Boris Johnson did was essentially necessary as a result of he ensured that the 2016 referendum was delivered on and that was his main problem.
“In case you appeared again to the 2017-19 parliament, it was fully dysfunctional. Completely nothing was taking place.
“He cleared the logjam, received Brexit finished after which managed to manipulate the nation by means of the extremely tough circumstances of the pandemic when no-one actually knew what the suitable solutions had been. I believe he confirmed nice management throughout that interval.
“It was very type of Boris to present (a knighthood) to me and really type of the King, His Majesty, to approve it. I’m very grateful to have acquired it.”
Sir Jacob mentioned he was “completely delighted” to return to Windsor to obtain the honour.
He added: “I used to be significantly delighted to be dubbed by Princess Royal, who I’m a most huge admirer.
“I believe she’s simply such a mannequin of public service and obligation, which she carries on doing. You see yearly she is the toughest working royal. It’s simply superb the service she does to the nation.”
Dame Priti mentioned it was an “absolute honour and privilege” to gather her damehood from the Princess Royal.
She instructed PA: “I’ll always remember my time as residence secretary, working alongside individuals who, day in time out, additionally gave a lot to our nation and significantly these on the entrance strains.
“At this time could be very a lot about that recognition of public service and from my perspective, additionally recognising many, many others on the entrance line who I’ve had the privilege of working with as residence secretary and in addition supported and through my time as residence secretary.”