Boris Johnson has canceled his trip to the pub as it reopens next week after Prince Philip’s death.
Monday April 12th is the first day pubs are allowed to serve customers in beer gardens.
But the Prime Minister has canceled all routine press conferences, interviews and visits after the sad news of the Duke of Edinburgh’s death at Windsor Castle broke on Friday morning.
Boris was supposed to “carefully but irreversibly lift half a liter of beer to my lips” in a newly opened pub on April 12th, reports The mirror.
Campaigning for next month’s local and mayoral elections in England and elections in Scotland and Wales has also been suspended.
And government guests were withdrawn from the political shows on Sunday morning
The Queen’s husband was 99 years old and just months before his 100th birthday.
Buckingham Palace announced its death this morning.
A statement said: “It is with great sadness that Her Majesty the Queen announced the death of her beloved husband, HRH Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.
“HRH passed away peacefully at Windsor Castle this morning.”
Earlier this year, Prince Philip had his longest hospital stay – it lasted 28 days.