Prince Harry and His wife Meghan Markle have headed to Scotland to join the rest of the royal family amid reports of The Queen’s failing health. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex were initially dfues to attend the Wellchild Awards in London tonight but have to cancel to be on the queen’s side.
Prince Charles tralled to Balmoral by helicopter and is reportedly already by the by The Queen’s side, along with his siblings, Princess Anne, Prince Andrew and Prince Edward.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince Williams and Kate have also travelled to the Royal Highland Estate to be with the queen in what is feared to be a critical time.
Despite The queen being 96 years of age, according to British law, any statement about the Queen’s health is deemed to be rare and suggests the situation is serious. It is also significant that all of her immediate family drops whatever activities and travel to be with her at such time.
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.
The Prime Minister, who was sworn in by The Queen at Balmoral on Tuesday, August 6th tweeted: ‘The whole country will be deeply concerned by the news from Buckingham Palace this lunchtime.
‘My thoughts – and the thoughts of people across our United Kingdom – are with Her Majesty The Queen and her family at this time.’
A statement from Buckingham palace, Published early today, the 8th of August reads;
‘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”