The Queen has given Prince Harry and Meghan Markle permission to split their royal households permanently.
This means the Duke and Duchess of Sussex will have separate royal offices from their in-laws, Prince William and Kate Middleton.
Harry and Meghan’s official household office at Buckingham Palace, and will have a separate communications team to reflect this move.
Kensington Palace said: "The Queen has agreed to the creation of a new Household for The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, following their marriage in May last year.
“The Household, which will be created with the support of The Queen and The Prince of Wales, will be established in the spring.
“This long-planned move will ensure that permanent support arrangements for The Duke and Duchess's work are in place as they start their family and move to their official residence at Frogmore Cottage."
The royal duo - who are expecting their first child in April - have also appointed Hillary Clinton's campaign advisor Sara Latham as their head of communications, and she will now report directly to the Queen's communications secretary, Donal McCabe.
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