Charles III moves to Buckingham palace. The hundred employees of Clarence House, the house where he lived with Camilla, are now in danger of being fired. The news was reported by the Guardian who learned how the staff members of the former residence of the new king were informed of their possible dismissal following the transfer of Charles to the home of Elizabeth.
Queen Elizabeth, today the body in Westminster Hall: Charles, William and Harry together in the procession
Clarence House employees at risk of dismissal
According to the Guardian, the dismissal notice was delivered to employees yesterday morning, just during the arrival of Queen Elizabeth’s coffin, in the cathedral of St Giles in Edinburgh. The cut would concern: private secretaries, finance office employees, the communications team and home staff An anonymous Source told the well-known English newspaper: “They are all absolutely shocked. All staff have been working late every night since Thursday, only to receive this treatment“.
According to the Source, most of the staff, having “served” the new king for many years, were convinced that he would be joined by that of Buckingham Palace. Until the cold shower of Sir Clive Alderton, the king’s main aide and signer of the letters of dismissal. The Guardian reported the text of the letters: “Work previously done in this mansion in support of the former Prince of Wales’ personal interests, previous businesses and family will no longer be performed at Clarence House, the building will therefore be closed. It is therefore anticipated that the assignments carried out primarily at Clarence House, whose work supports these areas, will no longer be needed“. According to reports from the king’s office, the redundant staff should be sent to the various residences of members of the royal family..
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