After the Queen’s loss of life, a collection of rigorously choreographed safety plans have been triggered instantly as a part of the secretive Operation London Bridge earlier than the transition to Operation Spring Tide, the plan for Prince Charles’s accession to King.
The Queen’s loss of life triggered an instantaneous “name cascade”. The Cupboard Secretary Simon Case knowledgeable the brand new prime minister, Liz Truss, earlier than the loss of life was then publicly introduced, by way of a press release from Buckingham Palace.
Flags throughout Whitehall have been lowered to half-mast inside minutes.
1000’s throughout London flocked to Buckingham Palace the place flowers have been laid and messages of condolences left.
With the Queen’s passing occurring in Balmoral, what occurs subsequent?
WHO RULES NOW?
Nice Britain and the Commonwealth will get a brand new King – Charles III. It’s anticipated he’ll make his first handle to the nation on Saturday.He had his first name with Ms Truss inside hours of turning into King. Three days after the Queen’s loss of life Charles will start a tour of the UK.
IS CAMILLA QUEEN?
Camilla will likely be generally known as Queen Consort per the Queen’s needs. This title signifies that she is the partner of a monarch versus the precise Queen. Anybody that marries into the Royal household can’t inherit the throne.
Queen Consort was the title additionally given to Elizabeth II’s mom when she married King George VI.
“When, within the fullness of time, my son Charles turns into King, I do know you’ll give him and his spouse, Camilla, the identical assist that you’ve given me; and it’s my honest want that, when that point comes, Camilla will likely be generally known as Queen Consort as she continues her personal loyal service”, the Queen wrote in a message shortly earlier than the anniversary of her 70 years on the throne.
WHAT HAPPENS TO THE QUEEN NOW?
Along with her passing in Scotland, Operation Unicorn goes into impact. Scottish parliament is suspended and her physique will relaxation at Holyroodhouse, the royal palace in Edinburgh.
From there she will likely be taken to St Giles’ Cathedral on the Royal Mile earlier than boarding the Royal Prepare and making the journey to London.
D-DAY AND BEYOND
At 10am the day after the Queen’s loss of life, members of the privy council will proclaim Charles as the brand new monarch. Attendees will embody the Prime Minister. Parliament will agree on a message of condolence after which duties will likely be suspended for 10 days.
4 days after he passing, the Queen’s coffin will likely be taken on a army procession from Buckingham Palace to Westminster Corridor. She will likely be adopted by members of the Royal Household as we noticed with Diana 25 years in the past. The Archbishop of Canterbury will oversee a brief service. The Queen will then lie in state for 10 days.
Westminster Corridor will likely be open to the general public.
WHAT HAS TO CHANGE?
It might take as much as a yr for Charles to have his coronation. Foreign money, passports, stamps, police and army uniforms should be modified. The Nationwide anthem will now be God Save the King.