Kensington Palace blasted all claims of Kate Middeton and Prince William ignoring Scottish authorities’s calls to postpone their royal prepare tour.
In a uncommon assertion, the Palace slammed Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon’s statements, guaranteeing that the Duke and Duchess ‘fuly adhered’ to journey tips within the wake of COVID-19 pandemic.
As reported by Harper’s Bazaar, the working go to adhered to all guidelines and “was planned in consultation with the UK., Scottish and Welsh governments.”
However, a Freedom of Information request made by Scottish newspaper The National unearthed that the Scottish authorities officers emailed the Palace concerning the over-reaching impacts the tour can have.
Scottish politician Deidre Brock informed The National, “People are having to remain of their homes, we are able to’t meet household or buddies, we are able to’t pay correct respects at funerals, we are able to’t even hug our family members once they’re going by means of exhausting instances.
Responding to the claims, a spokesperson for the Cambridges informed the outlet, “The same guidance we gave last month [before the tour] still stands. The Duke and Duchess were travelling for work purposes and all rules were fully adhered to. The trip was planned in consultation with the UK, Scottish and Welsh governments.”