Buckingham Palace considers appointing ‘diversity chief’


Buckingham Palace is considering appointing a diversity as it acknowledges “more needs to be done” to address the issue.

The proposal, which is said to have the “full support” of the royal family, form part of a review to assess and improve representation across the royal household, a source told PA news agency,

It comes in the wake of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex claiming in an explosive interview with Oprah Winfrey that a member of the family – not the Queen or the Duke of Edinburgh – had made a racist comment about their son Archie.

While the work being undertaken around diversity pre-dates the couple’s interview, Harry and Meghan’s comments will be taken on board as part of the process, it is understood.

A royal source said: “This is an issue which has been taken very seriously across the royal households.


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