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Queen’s visit to Scotland Yard tomorrow under review following Westminster terror attacks

The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh are due to open the headquarters of New Scotland Yard on the Victoria Embankment tomorrow, which is just a couple of minutes away from the scene of Wednesday’s terror attacks.

The visit is now under review, with many asking whether it would be appropriate for the visit to go ahead or to be postponed.

Reasons for this include for the safety and security of the monarch, who is currently in London.

Additionally, the Metropolitan Police are currently occupied with ensuring the residents of London are kept safe alongside the investigation.

Acting Commissioner Craig Mackey is due to welcome The Queen when she arrives at the police headquarters in London, however, it is understood that he was directly involved with the incident on Westminster Bridge where a car rammed down pedestrians.

Her Majesty is also due to look at bomb disposal robots giving demonstrations – somethings that may be considered inappropriate given the circumstances.

Armed police officers have closed the gates of Buckingham Palace as a precautionary measure following the incident at Westminster this afternoon, which is now being treated as a terrorist attack.

The Queen is currently in residence at Buckingham Palace with the Royal Standard flying on the roof.

There will be no plans for Her Majesty to leave London, and the precautionary measures are expected.

The UK Parliament is on lockdown following multiple incidents which includes a stabbing and car running into pedestrians.

Four people died in the attacks, including an armed police officer who was guarding Parliament.

The Prime Minister, Theresa May, was ushered into a ministerial car when shots were fired.

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