After Buckingham Palace announced that doctors were concerned about Queen Elizabeth’s health, attention turned to concerns about the Queen’s health and speculation about what would happen if she died.
And The Independent reported that there is a massive plan that has been going on since the 1960s called London Bridge. down under which the prime minister is told who is announcing the start of the operation and the start of the most elaborate funeral in recent British history.
She explained that 48 steps are being taken, including the Queen’s private secretary, Sir Christopher Giddat, who is the first to hear the news of the death, and he calls the Prime Minister to inform him that the announcement of the death has begun. London Bridge down.
The Foreign Office’s Global Response Center then notifies 15 governments outside the United Kingdom, where the Queen is President of those countries, and 36 other countries within the Commonwealth, and informs the Journalists’ Syndicate to alert the world’s media. Then a note with a black border is hung on the gates of Buckingham Palace.
The BBC is activating a “wireless alert system” that celebrates the deaths of high-ranking members of the royal family, and the media is publishing pre-made stories, films and obituaries. Blue obituary lights start flashing on commercial radio stations, and DJs are on the news a few minutes later. News anchors and presenters will wear black clothing and ties. The pilots will announce her death to air passengers. The London Stock Exchange will also be closed.
In the event of her death abroad, a royal flight (BAe 146 No. 32 Squadron RAF) would take off from Northolt with a casket on board.
She stated that the Queen’s coffin would be transported on a green cannon cart, accompanied by 138 sailors (a tradition dating back to Queen Victoria), and then sent to Windsor Castle, and when it was brought into the church, the cameras would stop broadcasting and the country would remain in mourning for a long time. less than three days.
The Queen may be buried at St George’s Chapel in Windsor, Sandringham or even Balmoral in Scotland.
Crown Prince Charles, who will become the new king, will address the nation on the evening of her death, tickets to be proclaimed king will be printed within 24 hours, and Camilla Parker-Bowles, Duchess of Cornwall, will become Queen Camilla.
Within nine days of her death, ritual proclamations and diplomatic meetings will take place, and King Charles will visit England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland.
King Charles’ coronation day will be declared a national holiday and the lyrics of the national anthem will be changed. Although there is some confusion as to who becomes “Head of the Commonwealth”, the title is not hereditary.