THE Queen has cancelled her family Christmas party over Covid fears.
Her Majesty said it was “with regret” the annual royal get-together would not be going ahead as planned – but that it was “the right thing to do”.
The decision was described as “a precautionary one” as it was felt the festive lunch would “put too many people’s Christmas arrangements at risk if it went ahead.
Buckingham Palace declined to comment further as it is a “private family event”.
The monarch had been due to host The Duke and Duchess of Cornwall, among 50 or so members of the royal family at Windsor Castle next Tuesday.
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