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Queen Elizabeth declined ‘unfair’ concession for Prince Philip’s funeral: Report

Queen Elizabeth set an example for the locals at the time of her beloved husband Prince Philip’s death.

The 95-year-old monarch was adamant on strict COVID-19 protocol despite being contacted by Whitehall for some concession, reports Private Eye.

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If Queen had agreed to ease the restrictions, she would be allowed to invite more mourners to attend her husband’s ceremony.

Private Eye reports: “The Queen declined the offer, on the grounds it would be unfair at a time when others were grieving for loved ones in lockdown.

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“The palace told Downing Street that she wanted to set an example rather than be an exception to the rules.”

Meanwhile, amid the Government-imposed lockdown, Boris Johnson was busy in his shenanigans. The night before the two parties were held in Downing Street, during which one attendant was sent to a shop to fill a suitcase with alcohol.

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Later Apologising to the public of the UK, Mr Johnson told Sky News: “I deeply and bitterly regret that that happened.

“I can only renew my apologies both to Her Majesty and to the country for misjudgements that were made.”

He added: “I take full responsibility.”

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