About 250,000 people queued to see Queen’s coffin in London, says minister

Culture secretary gives estimate of number who waited to pay respects to late monarch in person

About a quarter of a million people queued for up to 17 hours to see the Queen’s coffin as it lay in state at Westminster Hall.

The figures were revealed by Michelle Donelan, the UKculture secretary, after the nation’s longest-reigning monarch was buried at Windsor Castle on Monday.

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@sdi_3_ @shardon1980 @chrisshipitv Nah, her funeral had low ratings. Just in the US, only 11 million people watched… https://t.co/EgGrQhExZ6

Posted on: 2022-09-27 05:49


@braddock_mr @viking_crypto85 It’s estimated that 250,000 people queued to see the Queen, and the media hypes this… https://t.co/s3BNbiqzJi

Posted on: 2022-09-26 12:42


@UrbaneSlave @REWearmouth I don’t think monarchists are the majority. That’s a false narrative created through the… https://t.co/bnLY0C4mhc

Posted on: 2022-09-25 13:30


@IkebukuroIce So in the week of the Queen’s funeral, when 26 British million people watched a white woman’s funeral… https://t.co/4HSVBr6LLG

Posted on: 2022-09-24 13:45


When people queued for hours to see the queen lying in state, the press lauded this massive queue. Turns out it was… https://t.co/sSHyh6aXQk

Posted on: 2022-09-23 09:49


@Misscatx55 Be kind to the 250,000 people who queued for 12+ hours who are war veterans, nhs staff, soldiers, teach… https://t.co/nhrMb6PiPR

Posted on: 2022-09-22 23:00


Culture Secretary Michelle Donelan believes around 250,000 people queued to pay their respects https://t.co/zIvlNOSPau

Posted on: 2022-09-22 17:40


@KwasiKwarteng Why did you laugh at the Queen’s funeral?250,000 people queued for 10 hours plus to pay their respec… https://t.co/0O17aXh9RH

Posted on: 2022-09-22 14:27


@TalkTV 250,000 people queued to see the Queen lying in state. 400,000 went to see Garth Brooks in Dublin in the s… https://t.co/RlzxxQqwsv

Posted on: 2022-09-22 12:06


Culture Secretary Michelle Donelan believes around 250,000 people queued to pay their respects https://t.co/rwQtYK46Ii

Posted on: 2022-09-22 11:56

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