Queen Elizabeth, Royal Family To Be Evacuated If Brexit Unrest Breaks Out In London, Reports Say

By Travis Fedschun | Fox News |

Queen Elizabeth and other members of the royal family could be evacuated if chaos breaks out in London in the event of a no-deal Brexit, two major British newspapers reported on Sunday. (AP)

A Cold War-era emergency plan to relocate the royal family has been revived in case riots break out in London in the event of a no-deal Brexit next month, two British newspapers reported Sunday.

The plans, originally intended to be used in case of a nuclear attack by the Soviet Union, have since been “repurposed” in recent weeks, The Sunday Times reported. The newspaper quoted an unnamed source in the government’s Cabinet Office, which handles sensitive administrative issues.

“These emergency evacuation plans have been in existence since the Cold War, but have now been repurposed in the event of civil disorder following a no-deal Brexit,” the Cabinet Office source told The Sunday Times.

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