UK’s Queen Elizabeth II under medical supervision amid ‘concern’ for her health – POLITICO


LONDON — Queen Elizabeth II is under medical supervision due to health issues, Buckingham Palace has announced.

“Following a further assessment this morning, the Queen’s doctors are concerned for Her Majesty’s health and have recommended that she remain under medical supervision,” a statement from Buckingham Palace said.

They said the Queen remains “comfortable and at Balmoral”, the castle in Scotland where she currently resides and where just two days ago she welcomed her 15th British Prime Minister to Liz Truss.

Making the announcement in the House of Commons, Speaker Lindsay Hoyle said of the 96-year-old monarch: ‘I know I speak for the whole House when I say we send our best wishes to Her Majesty The Queen , and that she and the Royal Family are in our thoughts and prayers at this time.

framework tweeted that “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 UK – are with Her Majesty The Queen and her family at this time. “

Scottish National Party leader in Westminster, Ian Blackford, told MPs he was “saddened to hear the announcement that has been made”.

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