Prince Charles says the Queen is 'alright' but 'it's not as easy as it used to be'
18 November 2021, 10:34
Prince Charles spoke about the Queen's health during an interview at an event in Jordan.
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He was asked about his mother's health while at an event in Jordan, following the news she had pulled of the Remembrance Sunday Service after spraining her back.
Speaking to Sky News, he said: "She's alright thank you very much.
"Once you get to 95, it's not quite as easy as it used to be. It's bad enough at 73."
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It was confirmed by the palace at the weekend that the Queen wouldn't be attending the Remembrance Sunday Service due to injury.
A statement read: "The Queen, having sprained her back, has decided this morning with great regret that she will not be ablate attend today's Remembrance Sunday Service at the Cenotaph. Her Majesty is disappointed that she will miss the service.
"As in previous years, a wreath will be laid on Her Majesty's behalf by The Prince of Wales."
This came soon after Her Majesty cancelled planned trips to Northern Ireland and Scotland for the COP26 summit following doctor's advice.
It was reported that the injury was unrelated to this.