After announcing the exit from royal family The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have officially quit on their ‘royal duties’. The couple Harry and Meghan will also not use their HRH titles or receive public funds for royal duties anymore, as per a statement published by Buckingham Palace.
HRH titles stand for His/Her Royal Highness used by royal family members.
Further, they will not represent the Queen anymore and will have to pay £2.4m of taxpayer money for the refurbishment of Frogmore Cottage, which will remain their UK family home, the statement added.
The Queen in the statement mentioned, “many months of conversations and more recent discussions” after which she was “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 loved members of my family,” the statement continued.
She thanked them for their “dedicated work”, adding that she was “particularly proud of how Meghan has so quickly become one of the family.”
In another statement, the announcement that “the Sussexes will not use their HRH titles as they are no longer working members of the Royal Family” came out.
Buckingham Palace said that the Duke and Duchess understood that they were required to step back from royal duties, including official military appointments.
“While they can no longer formally represent the Queen, the Sussexes have made clear that everything they do will continue to uphold the values of Her Majesty,” it said.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex will be moving to Canada with their son Archie very soon.