The King has asked the Duke and Duchess of Sussex to vacate Frogmore Cottage entirely to allow Prince Andrew to move in, The Telegraph understands.
Talks between Buckingham Palace and the couple are understood to have been ongoing for some time, but have recently picked up pace.
A friend of the Sussexes noted that the couple’s decision to move out of Frogmore was not welcomed. “They made the place their home.”.
they cottage “The Only Safe Place Left” Especially given the ongoing dispute between Prince Harry and the Home Office over his decision to withdraw his security details, for them and the children of the UK.
The Duke of York feared that he would be kicked out of the royal lodge by King Charles, who was trying to cut spending.
The Duke will have his benefits cut by £249,000 a year from April, telling friends that this will make it impossible to maintain his 98 acres of Windsor land.
But the king has no intention of leaving his brother “homeless or penniless,” a royal family source told The Telegraph.
Frogmore’s Cottage is much smaller than the 30-room Royal Lodge, a mansion in Windsor Great Park, the Duke’s residence since 2003.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex lost taxpayer-funded police protection after stepping down from senior royal positions. It has earned the right to appeal the Home Office’s decision not to grant protection.
The 37-year-old Duke inherited the risk at birth, so his wife Meghan and their children, Archie (2) and Lilibet (1), are in permanent custody regardless of their UK status. argued that it should be unemployed royal family.
In seeking judicial review, he said he was denied a “clear and complete explanation” of the composition of the Royal and Public Protection Executive Commission, also known as Ravec. security state.
Ravec said at the time that the Sussexes’ plans to live abroad as civilians “do not fit easily” into any category of that framework.
However, it acknowledged that the Duke occupies a “special and unusual position” and that protection may be required in certain circumstances, to be considered on a case-by-case basis.
A spokeswoman for Sussex could not be reached for comment.