Main modifications are at present underway within the royal household! Queen Elizabeth II has agreed to “the creation of a brand new family,” for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.
Late final yr, a report from the Sunday Occasions claimed that Harry and Prince William had been “contemplating a proper division of their joint royal family, which is predicated at Kensington Palace, and the creation of separate courts to replicate their more and more totally different obligations.”
Weeks later, it was introduced that Harry and Meghan, who’re at present anticipating their first youngster, are shifting away from Kensington Palace. The couple will as an alternative arrange residence at Frogmore Cottage on the Queen’s Windsor Property.
In February, a supply confirmed to E! Information that the Duke of Cambridge and the Duke of Sussex had been set to separate their family inside weeks.
The insider additionally informed E! Information it is hoped the cut up of the family will assist ease the reported tensions between the brothers and their wives, Meghan and Kate Middleton.
Now, the Queen has introduced that she approves of the family cut up, releasing a press release on the matter on Thursday.
“The Queen has agreed to the creation of a brand new family for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, following their marriage in Might final yr. The Family, which will likely be created with the help of the Queen and the Prince of Wales, will likely be established within the spring,” the royal assertion begins. “The Duke of Sussex at present has his personal personal workplace, which has been supporting the Duchess since Their Royal Highnesses engagement in November 2017. This long-planned transfer will be certain that everlasting help preparations for the Duke and Duchess’ work are in place as they begin their household and transfer to their official residence at Frogmore Cottage.”
“The Queen has given permission for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex to base their Family Workplace at Buckingham Palace,” the assertion continues. “Their Royal Highnesses will appoint new communications workers, who will kind a part of the Buckingham Palace communications crew and report back to the Queen’s Communications Secretary, Donal McCabe. Kensington Palace will proceed to help Their Royal Highnesses till that crew is in place.”
Kensington Palace additionally introduced on Thursday that Sara Latham has been appointed to move up communications for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, reporting on to the Queen’s Communication Secretary. Sara beforehand labored at communications agency Freuds, the place she oversaw international company accounts with a specific emphasis on govt thought management and purpose-led campaigns.
In the meantime, Jason Knauf has been appointed as Senior Adviser to William and Kate. Knauf’s obligations will embrace advising the royal couple on their charitable initiatives – together with work on the surroundings, psychological well being, and early childhood – and supporting a evaluation of the charitable constructions that underpin their work. Christian Jones has been appointed as Communications Secretary to William and Kate.
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