Royal commentator Richard Eden known as for the Duke of York and the Duke of Sussex to be eliminated as Counsellors of State. Harry and Andrew maintain the position, which suggests they’ll deputise for the Queen, together with Prince Charles and Prince William.
Mr Eden’s demand comes after studies the Duke of York desires his royal standing “reinstated, recognised and revered”.
The Each day Mail’s diary editor tweeted: “This sense of entitlement emphasises why #PrinceAndrew and his nephew #PrinceHarry needs to be stripped of their roles as two of the Queen’s 4 Counsellors of State directly.”
The Queen’s second son has reportedly requested the monarch for his HRH standing to be returned alongside along with his position as Colonel of the Grenadier Guards amid a push for a royal comeback.
A supply instructed the Telegraph: “The colonelcy of the Grenadier Guards was his most coveted title and he desires it again.
“Having remained a Counsellor of State, he additionally believes he needs to be included at royal and state occasions.
“Most significantly for him is his standing as an HRH and ‘Prince of the Blood’ and he feels that needs to be reinstated and his place recognised and revered.”
Andrew stepped again from public duties in 2019 amid the furore over his friendship with paedophile billionaire Jeffrey Epstein.
He misplaced his HRH model and navy titles earlier this 12 months forward of settling the civil intercourse assault case introduced in opposition to him within the US by Virginia Giuffre.
In that occasion, two or extra Counsellors of State are appointed by Letters Patent to behave in Her Majesty’s place.
The Duke of Sussex, who stop royal duties in 2020 for a brand new life of private and monetary freedom within the US with Meghan Markle, can be nonetheless a Counsellor of State.
Harry, who lives in California, can technically proceed within the place as he has saved his UK dwelling Frogmore Cottage.
However questions have been raised in latest months in regards to the two Dukes retaining the roles.
Camilla has been named as a possible substitute together with Princess Anne and Prince Edward.
It comes as Charles and William had been deployed as Counsellors of State to open Parliament final month as they stood in for the 96-year-old monarch.