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95% of people say Prince Andrew is right to step down from public duties

In a poll of Royal Central readers, a huge majority of respondents say that the Duke of York made the right decision to stand down as a working royal as criticism of the 59-year-old prince intensifies. Of the 548 people polled, 95% say Prince Andrew is right to stand down from conducting engagements ‘for the foreseeable future.’ Just 5% of respondents think he should have carried…
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Prince Andrew steps down from public duties

The Duke of York has stepped down from all public duties for the foreseeable future following heavy criticism of an interview he gave to BBC Newsnight. In a statement, Prince Andrew says that he asked The Queen for permission to step back from public duties, action she agreed to support. The Duke also confirmed that he would be willing to speak to law enforcement officials if required.
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Prince Andrew 'restricted to desk duties' as aides cancel official royal engagements

The Duke of York has had an official engagement cancelled by palace aides amidst the furore of his Newsnight interview over the weekend. According to the Daily Mail, Prince Andrew has been “banished from royal duties and sent to sit behind a desk at his mother’s house.” On Tuesday, the Duke of York was scheduled to have visited flood-hit communities in the north of…
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Major blow for Prince Andrew as he loses the support of his sponsors

The Duke of York has lost a major sponsor for his Pitch@Palace project – a major blow for the embattled Prince. Accountancy firm KPMG were one of the first companies to sponsor the Duke’s Pitch@Palace event since the project began five years ago. The decision to cancel their sponsorship is as a result of the negative publicity surrounding Prince Andrew since the death of Jeffrey…
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