Queen Elizabeth is under medical supervision after doctors became concerned for her health this morning, Buckingham Palace revealed today, as the Prince of Wales, Camilla and the Duke of Cambridge to be with the 96-year-old monarch
A royal spokesman said: ‘Following further evaluation this morning, The Queen’s doctors are concerned for Her Majesty’s health and have recommended she remain under medical supervision. The Queen remains comfortable and at Balmoral.’
Minutes before the statement, the new Prime Minister Liz Truss was handed a note in the Commons informing her of the development as she was revealing her plans to cap energy bills for the next two years.
Ms Truss said ‘the whole country will be deeply concerned by the news from Buckingham Palace this lunchtime’ adding ‘my thoughts – and the thoughts of people across our United Kingdom – are with Her Majesty The Queen and her family at this time’.
The Archbishop of Canterbury has said the ‘prayers of the nation’ are with the Queen, the head of the Church of England. ‘My prayers, and the prayers of people across the (Church of England) and the nation, are with Her Majesty The Queen today,’ Justin Welby tweeted.