Angela Rayner Revealed Content of the mysterious note that was handed to her in house of communities on the day the queen died.
Keir Starmer gave his response to the government’s energy statement and cost of life crisis when Nadhim Zahavi, Chancellor of duchy of Lancaster, whispered in prime minister’s ear before handing her a folded note on 8 September. A similar note was given to Rayner, Starmer’s second-in-command.
Rayner revealed the dilemma with which she faced how did she think how interrupt the Labor leader while the cameras are running.
She told the News Agents podcast presented by Emily Maitlis and John Sopel, on Wednesday the note was written in “just in English” and said: “The queen is not well, and Keir needs to leave the room, as soon as possible be informed.”
Rayner and Starmer were briefed by Simon Case, a cabinet minister. secretary. At 12:20 Buckingham Palace. announced that the queen is unwell, and the doctors concerned for her health, with senior members of Royal family Journey to Balmoral Castle in Scotland will with her. At 18:30 the same day Palace announced The monarch died at the age of 96.
Reiner told the podcast, “I’m reading between the lines on this is because you won’t get a note saying the queen is unwell if she has some of cough or cold.”
deputy for Ashton-under-Line added: “I tried to send a note [Starmer] not too dramatic, but also not knowing exactly what was going on but I needed to get it out of camera.
“I kept the note and tried to think how I’m going to pass this on to Keir without completely spoiling what he’s trying to say, because if anyone tries give you information when you in middle of talking is the most distracting, so I waited for opportunity to do so.”
Rayner said that when the note was handed over, it looked like over and caught my eye of Sir Lindsay Hoyle, Speaker of the House of Commons, who indicated that she needed to speak to Sir Keir immediately.
“He nods to me of “It’s actually very urgent,” she said. “So I’m kind of I knew it was a pretty big moment.”
The Deputy Labor Leader stated that also concerned about how and when news of queens death could appear, not want this must happen before Starmer is informed.
“If Keir were in full throttle when news broke, I did not protect him from the circumstances.