A controversial press report revealed that the British government had prepared a secret emergency plan to deal with the repercussions of the death of Queen Elizabeth II, aged about 95, causing a sensation in newspapers and social media.
In its report, Politico newspaper indicated that it had seen secret documents containing that plan, which bears a code name, “Operation London Bridge”, considering that these documents reflect the extent of the government’s concerns about whether the United Kingdom has the necessary resources to implement it.
The British newspaper, “The Guardian”, which published those documents, on Friday, indicated that the social media strategy that was prepared plays a prominent role, including plans to change the royal family’s website to a black page, with a short statement confirming the death of the Queen. While the government website and all government social media pages will be turned into black pages, content will only be published with breaking news of the death, and retweets will be banned unless approved by the UK’s head of communications.
According to the secret plan, the Queen’s coffin will be transported in a procession from the royal “Buckingham Palace” to the Palace “Westminster”, where it will be placed on a high box, and it will be open to the public for 23 hours a day for 3 days, while tickets will be issued for a specific period of time for seniors. Characters.
The British newspaper stated that the official funeral will take place 10 days after the death of the Queen, and it will be a “national day of mourning”, but it will not be an official holiday, and that if it falls on a normal weekday, it will be up to the discretion of employers to give their employees a day off, and there will be no An alternate day off if it falls on a weekend.
The newspaper indicated that the appearance of these documents does not mean any deterioration in the Queen’s health, noting that the documents include another process called “Spring Tide”, which determines how Crown Prince Charles will move to the throne. The documents showed “concerns from the Ministries of Foreign Affairs and the Interior about how to arrange the entry of large numbers of tourists and visitors, and about how to deal with potential terror warnings, and also from the Ministry of Transport about overcrowding in the capital.”