King Charles III hints at personnel changes when he moves to the palace

Big changes are coming. King Charles III as well as Queen consort Camilla are about to move into their new residence at Buckingham Palace, which could mean that his former employees will be out of work.

The keeper On Tuesday, September 13, it was reported that the new monarch, 73, had warned his Clarence House staff that they could potentially be fired as he and Camilla, 75, moved their office operations to London.

King Charles III. Jonathan Brady/WPA Pool/Shutterstock

Staff were reportedly alerted to possible changes during a service in honor of the late Queen Elizabeth II at St Giles’ Cathedral in Edinburgh, Scotland on Monday 12 September.

“A change in the role of our directors will also mean a change for our family,” the letter from the king’s chief aide said. Sir Clive Alderton per The keeper. “The portfolio of work previously carried out in this household in support of the former Prince of Wales’ personal interests, former activities and household operations will no longer be carried out and the household … at Clarence House will be closed. Therefore, it is expected that the need for positions based primarily at Clarence House, whose work supports these areas, will no longer be needed.”

The message also said that those who provided “direct, immediate, personal support and advice” to Charles would retain their roles. However, those who are fired will be given an increased “cutback pay” as well as help finding a new job.

Alderton, 55, concluded the letter by saying: “I understand this is disturbing news and I wanted to let you know about the support that is available at the moment.”

This was announced on Tuesday by a representative of Clarence House. The keeper that the “domestic activities” of the king and queen consort are terminated, and that it is “required by law” that the “constitutional process” be started.

“Our employees have had a long and loyal service, and while some layoffs will be inevitable, we are urgently working to identify alternative roles for the largest number of employees,” shared the representative.

The Sovereign honored the memory of his late mother, who died on Thursday, September 8, at the age of 96, during a ceremony in Parliament on Monday. Charles and his wife sat on the throne for the first time as the new rulers of England after meeting with 900 MPs at Westminster Hall to receive official condolences from them.

In his first speech to Parliament as king, Charles thanked those who paid tribute to “the late sovereign, my beloved mother, the queen” before promising to “follow” in her footsteps during his own reign. “Standing here today, I can’t help but feel the weight of history that surrounds us,” he said, discussing the dynamics of the relationship between the royal family and the Houses of Parliament.

“At a very young age, Her late Majesty swore to serve her country and her people and uphold the precious principles of constitutional government that underlie our nation,” Charles continued. “This oath she kept with unsurpassed devotion. She set an example of selfless duty, which, with God’s help and your advice, I decided to faithfully follow.

The coffin with the body of Elizabeth was delivered to London on Tuesday. The casket was received by Charles and other members of the royal family at Buckingham Palace, where a rehearsal of his procession to the Palace of Westminster before the monarch’s state funeral on Monday 19 September will take place.

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