The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have confirmed that they will be flying over to the UK next month with their two children to attend The Queen’s historic Platinum Jubilee, however it has been said that they will not stand on the balcony with the rest of the family.
It was reported today that Her Majesty had decided that The Duke of York and Prince Harry and Meghan will not join the rest of the family on the Buckingham Palace balcony to mark Her Majesty’s historic Platinum Jubilee next month.
A Palace spokesman said: “After careful consideration, the Queen has decided this year’s traditional Trooping the Colour balcony appearance on Thursday 2nd June will be limited to Her Majesty and those members of the royal family who are currently undertaking official public duties on behalf of the Queen.”
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Following the news that The Queen will only be flanked by senior and working royals on the Buckingham Palace balcony next month, The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have confirmed that will be flying to the UK for the celebrations.
A spokesperson for the couple said: “Prince Harry and Meghan, The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are excited and honoured to attend The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations this June with their children.”
It comes after a Buckingham Palace source revealed that The Queen had decided that Prince Harry, Meghan and Prince Andrew will not stand on the balcony following Trooping the Colour on June 2.
This will be the first time that members of the family will meet the couple’s youngest child, Lilibet Diana and will allow them to reunite with Archie for the first time in two years.
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