The British sovereign Elizabeth II, who is already 96 years oldwill not be able to give the Queen’s Speechsome words that traditionally inaugurate the parliamentary year in the House of Lords (lower) and that would be held this Tuesday, May 10.
According to a statement from Buckingham Palace, “The queen continues to experience episodic mobility problems and, in consultation with his doctors, has reluctantly decided that he will not participate in the State Opening of Parliament tomorrow.”
Instead, it will be his son and crown prince, Carlos, who will read the speech in which the Government details its priorities for the parliamentary year.
In addition to the Prince of Wales, the Queen’s grandson, William, Duke of Cambridge, will also be present at the ceremony.
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