THE Queen will allow the Duke and Duchess of Sussex a “period of transition” to spend time in Canada and the UK.
While stating that she was “entirely supportive” of their desire for a new role she said she “would have preferred” them to remain full-time working royals.
She expected final decisions to be made in the coming days.
Senior royals have been in talks about Prince Harry and Meghan’s role after they said they wanted to “step back,” the BBC reported.
In a statement, the Queen said the talks at Sandringham, which included the Prince of Wales and the Duke of Cambridge, had been “very constructive”.
She said, “My family and I are entirely supportive of Harry and Meghan’s desire to create a new life as a young family.”
The Queen said, “Although we would have preferred them to remain full-time working members of the Royal Family, we respect and understand their wish to live a more independent life as a family while remaining a valued part of my family.”