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Queen Elizabeth II determined to postpone a gathering with senior authorities officers on Wednesday after experiencing a full day of actions the day earlier than.
On Tuesday, the queen spent the day at her summer season residence in Scotland appointing the brand new prime minister of the UK, Liz Truss. The 96-year-old queen oversaw a complete day’s price of actions, involving the symbolic switch of energy to Truss.
After the massive day, the queen’s physician suggested her to take it straightforward and relaxation, and the queen listened.
“After a full day yesterday, Her Majesty has this afternoon accepted docs’ recommendation to relaxation,” the palace stated in a press release. “Which means the Privy Council assembly that had been as a result of happen this night might be rearranged.”
At this Privy Council assembly, Truss would have been in a position to take her oath as First Lord of the Treasury and her new cupboard members would have been sworn in. The assembly was not canceled without end although and has simply been briefly postponed till the queen is feeling extra as much as it.
Whereas this most up-to-date setback doesn’t require the queen to be hospitalized, it would trigger concern for her admirers, as this isn’t the primary time in latest historical past she has both postponed or chosen to not attend sure occasions.
The queen has been experiencing episodes of mobility points and has been strolling with a cane since October 2021. In November 2021, the monarch determined in opposition to attending a Remembrance Day ceremony as a result of she was affected by a sprained again.
In early 2022, the palace introduced the queen had contracted COVID-19, stating, “Her Majesty is experiencing delicate cold-like signs however expects to proceed gentle duties at Windsor over the approaching week.”
Whereas the queen was in a position to attend three occasions celebrating her Platinum Jubilee, she was notably absent from most of the celebration’s occasions.
The queen has been taking a step again from a lot of her royal duties and as a substitute giving her son and future king, Prince Charles, extra obligations. Her grandson, Prince William, has additionally taken on extra accountability and making appearances as a senior royal.
The queen formally turned England’s longest reigning British monarch in 2015 when she exceeded her great-great-grandmother Queen Victoria’s reign and continues to interrupt that file till at present. She has now been on the throne for 70 years and holds the file for second-longest reigning monarch on this planet, second solely to French King Louis XIV who dominated for 72 years.
She ascended the throne on the age of 25 when her father, King George VI, died in 1952.