The funeral of Queen Elizabeth II and the interval of mourning value the UK authorities a complete of £162m, in line with the Treasury.
Her demise on 8 September 2022 triggered 10 days of nationwide mourning that was then adopted by a state funeral on 19 September.
During this era, a whole lot of hundreds of individuals made their solution to London to pay their respects throughout her mendacity in state in Westminster Hall.
Chief Secretary to the Treasury John Glen mentioned Queen Elizabeth II’s demise was a “moment of huge national significance” and that the federal government had to make sure the encompassing occasions “ran smoothly and with the appropriate level of dignity, while at all times ensuring the safety and security of the public”.
A breakdown of prices offered by the federal government confirmed that the Home Office paid the best quantity at £74m, adopted by Department for Culture, Media and Sport which coated £57.4m.
The Scottish authorities incurred prices of £18.8milion, whereas the Welsh authorities and Northern Ireland workplace paid about £2m every.
The Treasury mentioned the Scottish and Welsh governments and the Northern Ireland workplace have been absolutely refunded for his or her respective prices.
Queen Elizabeth’s funeral attracted the attendance of world leaders together with US president Joe Biden, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and French president Emmanuel Macron.
The occasion was additionally the most important police operation ever undertaken within the UK.
On 6 May, the King was coronated in Westminster Abbey alongside the Queen.
Following the occasion, the King mentioned the nation’s assist was “the greatest possible coronation gift”.
In a written message, he mentioned: “We thank you, each and every one.”
“To know that we have your support and encouragement, and to witness your kindness expressed in so many different ways, has been the greatest possible coronation gift, as we now rededicate our lives to serving the people of the United Kingdom, the realms and commonwealth,” the King mentioned.