Frequently Asked Questions about what happens next
The London Bridge protocol is a series of events and institutional changes that take place after the Queen dies, Named after London Bridge which was forever ‘falling down’ as in the nursery rhymes.
Operation Unicorn is a sub-protocol of Operation London Bridge that dictates a series of events in the aftermath of dealing with the death of the Queen in Scotland.
The first step is for King Charles III becomes the reigning monarch of the UK. Continuity in the monarchy is of paramount importance.
The Queen’s funeral will be in 10 days’ time which will the official mourning period for the country. It will take place on Monday, September 19 2022.
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II funeral will take place at Westminister Abbey
The coronation of King Charles III will be planned a few months after the funeral, Although the ascension council will proclaim him as king within 24 hours of the Queen’s death.
After a final service in St. George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle, the queen is buried on the castle grounds next to her husband, Prince Philip, who died in April 2021
Yes, BBC News presenters and other state broadcasters all took a short break before 6:00 pm (BST) om Thursday to change their attire into all black.
Yes, It was confirmed today; Monday 19th September will be the National Bank holiday.