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  The UK Monarchy
The Head of State
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The Queen inspecting the Chelsea Pensioners The Head of State
The Queen is the UK's Head of State.

She acts as a focus for the nation to join together, she stands over ceremonial occasions, visits local communities and represents the UK around the world.

The Queen is also Head of the Commonwealth. During her reign she has visited all the Commonwealth countries.


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