It has been reported that this decision would send him into “internal exile” – which aside from stopping him using his title and other options, would also force him to give up all his charity links.
A source told The Sunday Times: “If he loses the case, the question is what do you do with him? You can’t make him resign like you would a normal person but he would be asked to put his dukedom into abeyance.”
Meanwhile, a top lawyer has said that Prince Andrew should be quizzed by the Met Police about Andrew’s knowledge of Jeffrey Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell’s child sex trafficking.
According to former chief prosecutor Nazir Afzal, anything linking them to the UK must be fully investigated.
The Express reported that ex-Chief Crown Prosecutor for the north west of England, Mr Afzal, said that cops to go one step further and review all alleged offences “without fear or favour” – including questioning Andrew if necessary.
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