Events on day of the State Funeral

Following the death of HM Queen Elizabeth II, a number of claims were circulating on social media that funerals, burials and cremations would not be allowed to take place on the day of the Queen’s State Funeral, Monday 19 September. On these we concur with a post of Full Fact which concluded:

“There is no formal requirement for funerals, burials or cremations to be cancelled on the day of the Queen’s funeral, though some services are being cancelled at the request of individual families. Others may also be postponed due to the decision of the cemetery or crematorium operator to close”.

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