Harry and Meghan, who introduced they’re anticipating their second baby on Sunday, shocked senior royals final yr by asserting plans to step again from their royal roles.
“The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have confirmed to Her Majesty The Queen that they won’t be returning as working members of The Royal Family,” the Palace stated.
“Whereas all are saddened by their choice, The Duke and Duchess stay a lot beloved members of the family.”
Simply days earlier than Harry and Meghan are on account of seem in an interview with Oprah Winfrey, the Palace stated the pair’s honorary army appointments and royal patronages can be returned to the queen.
A spokesman for the pair stated that they remained dedicated to service.
“As evidenced by their work over the previous yr, The Duke and Duchess of Sussex stay dedicated to their responsibility and repair to the U.Okay. and all over the world, and have supplied their continued assist to the organisations they’ve represented no matter official position,” the spokesman stated.