Prince Harry, Meghan Stripped Of Royalty – UK Palace
Buckingham Palace has announced that Prince Harry and Meghan will no longer function with their royal titles and they will also not receive public funds for royal responsibilities.
UK palace issued the statement on Sunday, stressing that the order takes effect in spring this year.
UK palace also stated that
the couple will no longer officiate on behalf of the Queen.
Recall that the couple had announced that they would love to step back as senior royals.
BBC reports that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex said they intend to repay £2.4m of taxpayer money for the refurbishment of Frogmore Cottage, which will remain their UK family home.
The statement reads: ” After many months of conversations and more recent discussions I am pleased that together we have found a constructive and supportive way forward for my grandson and his family”.
“Harry, Meghan and Archie will always be much loved members of my family.
“I recognise the challenges they have experienced as a result of intense scrutiny over the last two years and support their wish for a more independent life.
“I want to thank them for all their dedicated work across this country, the Commonwealth and beyond, and am particularly proud of how Meghan has so quickly become one of the family.
“It is my whole family’s hope that today’s agreement allows them to start building a happy and peaceful new life.”