Queen Elizabeth II took part in the videoconference for the first time using the Zoom service, which gained particular popularity during the self-isolation mode around the world. Princess Anna also attended the conference.
Buckingham Palace decided in such a modern way to communicate with ordinary residents of the country who are involved in helping and caring for the elderly, as well as the British with disabilities and serious illnesses. This conversation is part of the royal campaign to recognize the merits of those who help those in need and to draw attention to their problems. According to statistics, 10% of all Britons are constantly caring for one of their relatives. Most of them do it for free, not knowing the benefits that are due to them.
At the end of the conversation, the queen stated that she was interested in hearing all the stories. She is glad that they managed to achieve so much and that she was able to be with the people that day, TASS reports . Earlier it became known that Elizabeth II will pay the debts of Prince Andrew to avoid scandal.