Buckingham Palace confirmed at the moment solely “working” royals could be permitted to put on their navy uniforms for the funeral service, in order that excludes Prince Andrew and his nephew Prince Harry.
However commentator, Victoria Murphy mentioned the senior royal could be exempt from the ruling for sure occasions.
At this stage the Duke of York will put on his navy uniform at a vigil in London previous to the Queen’s funeral.
“The palace mentioned that for sure occasions shifting ahead, working royals are going to put on navy uniform in order that clearly excludes Prince Andrew and it excludes Prince Harry,” Murphy informed Right this moment.
“However what additionally they mentioned was that there is going to be an exemption for Prince Andrew when there’s the vigil at Westminster Corridor.
Murphy mentioned the choice had brought about controversy and there had already been debate round its equity.
“It is brought about backlash. I am not stunned as a result of there’s an inconsistency there with the exemption for Andrew and never for Harry,” she mentioned.
Prince Harry and his spouse Meghan Markle parted methods with the British Royals shortly after their marriage, citing issues for his or her security and the traditions upheld by the household.
Prince Andrew was compelled to step down from his duties following an investigation into his dealings with convicted intercourse trafficker Jeffrey Epstein.