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For the first time in 59 years: Queen Elizabeth misses the opening of Parliament |  the Royal family

For the first time in 59 years: Queen Elizabeth misses the opening of Parliament | the Royal family

According to British media, Elizabeth will miss the annual party for the first time in 59 years. She was crowned queen seventy years ago in February 1952. She was also unable to attend in 1959 and 1963 when she was pregnant.

Not Elizabeth, but her son Charles now comes to Westminster to take Queen’s speech to read. This letter outlines key government policies for the coming year. This year’s speech will be about economic growth and recovery after the Corona pandemic. After the speech, parliamentarians will discuss the stated policy.

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The 96-year-old queen appears less often in public due to her health. She only appeared at the memorial service for her husband, Prince Philip, in March. Then I used a walking stick. At the beginning of June, the royal family wants to celebrate the weekend that Elizabeth has been in the throne for seventy years. At what commemorative activities the head of state himself will attend, it will be announced shortly before the events.

Buckingham Palace announced last week that the Queen will not attend her annual garden party. According to British media, she will skip the festival in May, because she is no longer able to stand for long periods.

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