The Queen is ‘on very good form’ says Boris Johnson

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Boris Johnson has said the Queen is “on precise bully form” aft speaking to her this week.

The premier minister’s comments travel aft it was announced connected Friday that the 95-year-old monarch, who pulled retired of speaking astatine Cop26 and precocious spent a nighttime successful hospital, had been advised by doctors to remainder for astatine slightest different 2 weeks and not to undertake immoderate authoritative visits, prompting fears implicit her health.

“I spoke to her majesty and she’s connected precise bully form,” Johnson, who speaks to the Queen each Wednesday for a play update, told Channel 4 News connected Saturday.

“She’s conscionable got to travel the proposal of her doctors and get immoderate remainder and I deliberation that’s the important thing. I deliberation the full state wishes her well.”

The Queen, who is the world’s oldest and longest-reigning monarch, has been resting astatine Windsor Castle since she spent a nighttime successful infirmary 10 days agone for an unknown, non-Covid-related ailment and to acquisition “preliminary investigations”.

In summation to the Cop26 summit, successful caller weeks the Queen has cancelled visits to Northern Ireland and the Royal British Legion’s Festival of Remembrance astatine the Royal Albert Hall the time earlier Remembrance Sunday.

But Buckingham Palace said it was her “firm intention” to be the nationalist work of remembrance connected 14 November.

A palace root said connected Friday that the Queen’s aesculapian squad were taking “sensible precautions” and that she remained successful “good spirits”. She is understood to person recorded her Cop26 code connected Friday day to beryllium played to delegates adjacent week.

She had planned to big a reception for satellite leaders successful Glasgow, which volition beryllium attended by different members of the royal family, including the Prince of Wales, the Duchess of Cornwall and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.