Queen Elizabeth II has many residences in the United Kingdom. The monarch divides and spends her time at various castles during the year. The Queen of the United Kingdom was residing in the Buckingham Palace when the coronavirus spread around the world. For the safety of the Queen and Prince Philip, the royal couple shifted their base to Windsor Castle. Since the lockdown, Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip have been spending all their time at the Windsor Castle. Recently, a poll was conducted in the United Kingdom asking the public’s opinion whether the Queen and the Prince will return to Buckingham Palace.
Queen Elizabeth II: Will The Monarch Return To Buckingham Palace?
It has been 68 years since Queen Elizabeth II took over as the Queen. Ever since she took over as the Queen, Queen Elizabeth II has never missed any royal engagement. But, due to the coronavirus threat, it is difficult to say whether the Queen would return to her royal duties in full capacity. If the monarch steps back from her public duties, then it will be devastating for her. Buckingham Palace is Queen Elizabeth II’s working residence in London. There are speculations that the Queen will only return to her working residence in London if she is allowed to resume her public engagements and other aspects of her job in full capacity. The Queen has been inactive from her public duties for the past four months.
Poll Results For Whether The Queen Will Return To Buckingham Palace
On August 3, a poll was conducted between 3 pm to 11 pm asking the public their opinion on whether the devastated Queen will return to Buckingham Palace. The majority of the participants thought that Queen Elizabeth II would return to her beloved palace once the coronavirus threat subsides. A few believed that the Queen would not return to Buckingham Palace. Just a handful of people had no opinion.
Maintainance Work At The Buckingham Palace
The Buckingham Palace is undergoing renovations. The public feels that if the Queen stays away from the palace, then the renovation work will finish earlier.
Queen Elizabeth II divides her time between Buckingham Palace, Windsor Castle, Balmoral, and Sandringham.