Harry and Meghan: Queen gives reluctant blessing to couple's plans

She agreed to a ‘period of transition’ and stressed the Sussexes remain ‘a valued part of my family’The Queen has given her reluctant blessing to the Duke and Duchess of Sussex to split their time between the UK and Canada, making it clear...

Harry and Meghan: Queen gives reluctant blessing to couple's plans

She agreed to a ‘period of transition’ and stressed the Sussexes remain ‘a valued part of my family’

The Queen has given her reluctant blessing to the Duke and Duchess of Sussex to split their time between the UK and Canada, making it clear that though she had wanted the couple to remain as full-time working royals, she supported their decision.

After a historic summit of senior royals at Sandringham, details over exactly how Harry and Meghan will carve out the new “progressive” roles they seek remained unclear. The Queen has, however, agreed to a “period of transition” and stressed the couple remain “a valued part of my family”.

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