Meghan Markle and Prince Harry fuelled speculation about whether they would return to the UK to mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee in June. A spokesperson for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex confirmed on Friday the couple will indeed be with Her Majesty to mark the historic occasion, bringing their two young children along. Royal expert Alistair Bruce suggested the announcement will now allow the Royal Family to “focus minds” on the work of the monarchy rather than Meghan and Harry’s plans.
Mr Bruce told Sky News: “We’re getting quite close to the celebrations and there’s much being organized.
“The Queen has had many of her staff looking very closely at what the best way to run each part of it is.
“At the essence, this is about celebrating the Queen’s 70 years as sovereign.
“And I think the Palace will want to make sure we focus on that and don’t get distracted from all the noise that has come about over the last years, about various members of her family and that this will perhaps everyone’s minds on the people who are committed [to the monarchy.]”
JUST IN: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle banned by Queen from palace balcony during Jubilee
MORE TO FOLLOW…