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Pc Keith Palmer moved to Palace of Westminster ahead of full police funeral

The body of the police officer killed in last month's Westminster terror attack was taken to the Palace of Westminster to lay at rest ahead of his full police funeral on Monday.

Draped in a police flag, the coffin containing Pc Keith Palmer was taken through Old Palace Yard - near to where he was stabbed to death by extremist Khalid Masood last month.

A group of officers wearing white gloves formed two lines to meet the hearse as the coffin was carried inside.

The Queen has given permission for the 48-year-old's body to rest in St Mary Undercroft, where it will stay overnight.

Thousands of police officers are expected to attend Monday's funeral for Pc Keith Palmer. Credit: Met Police

The funeral service for the married father-of-two will be held at Southwark Cathedral on Monday.

Several thousand police officers are reportedly expected to attend his funeral in what is likely to be the largest gathering for a UK police memorial.

Pc Palmer was stabbed to death by Khalid Masood on March 22 as he defended Parliament before the attacker was shot dead by an armed officer.

Masood's car and knife attack ultimately claimed four other victims.

Pc Keith Palmer is set to be honoured with a permanent memorial at the National Memorial Arboretum.