Michela Morizzo from Techne UK offers the latest poll results
According to YouGov results, the couple’s popularity was highest in the year they tied the knot in Windsor. The Duchess of Sussex, 40, has also been consistently ranked as less popular than her husband in YouGov results.
But now a weighted sample of 1,816 people, conducted by Techne pollsters for Express.co.uk, shows that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s popularity is lagging behind the members of the royal family with whom they will soon reunite during the platinum award. Queen’s Jubilee.
In the poll, just 33 percent of those who responded had a positive opinion of Prince Harry, while 56 percent had a negative opinion of the Duke of Sussex.
While 11 percent of respondents did not know how they felt about Prince Harry, 13 percent said the same for his wife Meghan.
However, more than seven in ten respondents had a negative view of the Duchess of Sussex, compared to the 16 percent who see Meghan in a positive light.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s popularity was one of the lowest in the royal family
More than seven in ten respondents had a negative view of the Duchess of Sussex
However, respondents were much more positive about the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, with 78 percent of those polled having a favorable opinion of second-in-line Prince William.
Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, 40, was not far behind at 74 percent, and only 14 percent had a negative view of the mother of three.
Leading all other senior royals in British public opinion was the Queen, 96, who was viewed in a positive light by an overwhelming 85 per cent of British adults surveyed.
Her Majesty’s popularity peaked among the over-64s with a preference of 89 percent, and was weakest among those between the ages of 18 and 34, although it was still viewed favorably by 83 percent of those surveyed in this age group.
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They will not appear among the senior royals on the balcony of Buckingham Palace
The Duke and Duchess are ‘thrilled and honored’ to bring Archie, three and Lilibet with them
This comes ahead of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s return to the British turf after stepping back from royal duties in March 2020.
The couple moved to Meghan’s home state of California, where they are raising their two children.
The Duke and Duchess are “thrilled and honored” to bring Archie, three, and Lilibet, who turns one on June 4, to the platinum anniversary celebrations in London.
However, they will not appear among the senior royals on the balcony of Buckingham Palace during the Trooping the Color parade on June 2.
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The Duke of York, 62, will not appear on the balcony during the Trooping the Color parade
The parade marks the Queen’s official birthday.
A spokesperson said: “After careful consideration, the Queen has decided that this year’s traditional Trooping the Color balcony appearance on Thursday, June 2, will be limited to Her Majesty and the members of the Royal Family who are currently performing official public duties on behalf of the Queen. . “
Earlier this week, however, it was announced that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex are likely to join the royal family for a thanksgiving service at St Paul’s Cathedral on Friday, June 3.
Reports also suggest the disgraced son of the Queen, Prince Andrew, will be among the royal congregation attending the service.
The Duke of York, 62, will not appear on the balcony during the Trooping the Color parade after being stripped by the Queen of his patronages, military ties and his title of HRH.
He is expected to attend St. Paul’s Thanksgiving service, and he was back in the public eye at the event commemorating the late Prince Philip in March this year.
The Duke accompanied his mother to her seat for service at Westminster Abbey, though he has largely stayed out of the public spotlight following the settlement of the civil suit brought against him by Virginia Roberts Giuffre.
In the poll conducted for Express.co.uk, Prince Andrew was the lowest scoring royal of those put forward for consideration by the British public.
Only three percent of respondents saw the Prince in a positive light, while 91 percent of those polled had a negative view of the Duke of York.