Prince Andrew could 'wield all powers of the MONARCH' despite royal resignation 

PRINCE ANDREW resigned from his royal duties last month, but as he still retains succession rights he could still be called upon as a Counsellor of State and act as part of a group of five senior royals wielding all the powers of the monarch. 

Queen Elizabeth II has been on the throne for 67 years, and at 93 years old has provoked discussion of how the Royal Family will transition the handover of power to the next monarch. Many royal watchers have noted how Prince Charles is stepping up more and more publicly visible senior duties, and some have speculated about the Prince of Wales becoming Prince Regent. Meanwhile, Her Majesty has faced the crisis over Prince Andrew in recent weeks, and demanded that her second son step down...
source: Express

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