Protesters keen on 'sabotage' among threats at Charles's coronation

May 06, 2023

The coronation of King Charles and Queen Camilla will take place amid tight security with police having new laws at their disposal (Picture: Getty/Rex)Protesters will be one of the key threats to King Charles III’s coronation, security experts have said. The Royal and Specialist Protection (RaSP) team, part of the Metropolitan Police, will be at the heart of a huge security operation. The scale of the security operation exceeds even the shield around Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral, said to have been unprecedented at the time. ‘The Queen’s funeral obviously had a sombre tone to it and whether you are royalist or not it is in poor taste to disrupt someone’s funeral,’ Mr Geddes said. A spokesperson for the Met said: ‘As with all major public policing events, the Met has a proportionate policing plan in place for the coronation.’Do you have a story you would like to share?