The Secession of Sussex


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LONDON, ENGLAND – APRIL 19: Meghan Markle and Prince Harry attend the Women’s Empowerment reception hosted by Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson during the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting at the Royal Aeronautical Society on April 19, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Chris Jackson – WPA Pool/Getty Images)

Rachell Uribe, Staff Writer

Ever Since Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announced their relationship, they have fell victim to relentless propaganda. Any move that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex make are targeted by society networks. Since then many events have occurred, the most recent topic is their announcement to step back as ‘senior’ members of the Royal Family, but what does this mean?

The Sussex Royal, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, will step down from any active duties. The Palace, as well as The Queen, did not show emotion towards this announcement, all statements released from them were vague. Unfortunately, this is not as simple as blood in, blood out. The Sussex Royals want to be half in and half out, they intend to remain part of the royal family without any pressure or demands of being senior members, which is not an option.

The public’s main concern is, who is paying for this transition? The Sussex Royals plan to use tax-payers’ money for security. The problem with this is that they’re planning to live part-time in Canada and part-time in Britain. The prime minister Trudeau is welcoming the Sussex with open hands while the people of Canada do not want their tax money to go to security. When the Sussex Royals announced that they would step down, they would also “work to become financially independent.” Although while still receiving funds from the Duchy of Cornwall, and a private fund managed by Prince Charles, which amounts to $2.5 million (£2.3 million) a year. The Sussex Royals will pay back the $3 million in public money they spent renovating their U.K. residence.

With all that said, the step back is still in progress and nothing has been officalised yet. The Sussex Royals still plan to continue collaborating with Her Majesty The Queen, the Prince of Wales, The Duke of Cambridge and all relevant parties. To keep up with The Sussex Royals visit their website, they will update on there when any information is known. Harry and Meghan will no longer be able to use their titles, they will still be the Duke and Duchess of Sussex but without his and her royal highness.