The Council like following set procedures for entering their own Council chambers as well as the State Dining Room (both for meals and for meeting with the Queen there. She likes meetings to be held here. It is the largest room in the Palace though Eileen feels the Queen should use her own, more ornate, Throne Room for Council meetings if only to save the Royal Household having to put up/take down chairs and tables for meals once meetings are finished).
Each of the magical species has its own hierarchy and it is made very clear to individuals just where they are in that. Individuals are expected to work hard to improve their position. Even pixies and imps look down on the last listed in their species. This is usually some newly qualified soul (from school or college) being who has just been registered for work