Queen Elizabeth skips trip to Scotland for health reasons – .

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Queen Elizabeth skips trip to Scotland for health reasons – .


The Queen will be forced to miss the Cop26 climate change reception in Scotland due to health concerns, Buckingham Palace has announced.

The 95-year-old ruler was due to travel to Glasgow for the high-level engagement at the Scottish Event Campus to meet with President Joe Biden and other world leaders.

The news came after Her Majesty spent a night in hospital last week for tests, as a palace spokesperson confirmed: “Following the advice on rest, the Queen undertook light duties in the hospital. Windsor Castle. His Majesty has unfortunately decided not to travel to Glasgow to attend the Cop26 reception on Monday November 1st.

“Her Majesty is disappointed not to attend the reception but will address the assembled delegates via a recorded video message. “

The Queen had tests carried out on October 20 during her first overnight stay at the King Edward VII private hospital in London in eight years, after dramatically canceling a two-day trip to Northern Ireland.

Aides insisted that the tests were purely “precautionary”. She has since returned to work at Windsor Castle, where she is resting on doctor’s order and was seen via video link on Tuesday.

Her Majesty, who will celebrate her Platinum Jubilee next year, has worked tirelessly since returning from her summer vacation at Balmoral, the royal estate of Aberdeenshire.

Two weeks ago, she was forced to start using a cane in public for the first time.

And last Tuesday, the British monarch was on her feet for nearly an hour when she hosted a lavish reception for guests including Microsoft founder Bill Gates and U.S. climate envoy John Kerry.

Over the weekend, a royal source told the Sunday Times: ‘She is dead tired’, as it also emerged that the deeply religious Queen had missed prayers at All Saints Chapel in Windsor in Windsor on Sunday.

His hospital stay was kept under wraps and was only confirmed by the Palace when it was revealed by British tabloid The Sun.

Elizabeth has faced a trying 18 months, including the death of the Duke of Edinburgh as well as the departure of Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle – and Prince Andrew’s legal problems.

It is now understood that the Queen will be accompanied by one of her children or grandchildren when she appears in public in the future.

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