British PM Liz Truss Says “The Whole Country Will Be Deeply Concerned” About Queen Elizabeth


Buckingham Palace announced that the Queen’s doctors are concerned for her health and that the 96-year-old British monarch has been placed under medical supervision. Prince Charles and Camilla have arrived at Balmoral, where the Queen is currently staying, and Prince William is currently en route.

In the full statement, the Palace shared, “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 at Balmoral.”

On Tuesday, the Queen appointed her 15th prime minister, Liz Truss, from Balmoral. Yesterday, she postponed her Privy Council meeting after her doctors recommended rest.

“The whole country will be deeply concerned by the news from Buckingham Palace this lunchtime,” Truss, the new prime minister, said in a tweet. “My thoughts – and the thoughts of people across our United Kingdom – are with Her Majesty The Queen and her family at this time.”

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, also took to Twitter to share thoughts and prayers. He tweeted, “My prayers, and the prayers of people across the @churchofengland and the nation, are with Her Majesty The Queen today. May God’s presence strengthen and comfort Her Majesty, her family, and those who are caring for her at Balmoral.”

The Queen remains at Balmoral, her beloved Scottish castle, where she spends her summer holidays. As her granddaughter, Princess Eugenie said, “I think Granny is the most happy there. I think she really, really loves the Highlands