Secret plans for Queen Elizabeth’s funeral leaked

Secret plans for Queen Elizabeth’s funeral leaked



Secret plans for funeral of Queen Elizabeth II is reportedly being made ahead of her death.



Leaked documents obtained by Politico titled 'Operation London Bridge’, also revealed official concerns over how to cope with the strain of people that might flood to the capital.



It is speculated that the death of UK’s longest serving monarch, will trigger 11 days of official events, including the accession to the throne of Prince Charles, culminating in a state funeral. Vast crowds are expected to descend on the capital to see the Queen lying in state before a Westminster Abbey service.



Though it is unclear if the documents represent the most up-to-date arrangements as plans for the Queen’s passing change regularly, the confidential papers however said the Prime Ministers will be informed first and make a statement to the nation.



Members of the Privy Council Office will also be informed, as will ministers and senior politicians and civil servants.Latest Post
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