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Old 11-02-2016, 09:59 AM
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Originally Posted by Malden Capell View Post
It means the Prince, as future King, is privy (heh) to many aspects of issues he may deal with when King.
It means he's entitled to be. It doesn't mean he gets every secret paper winging its way around Whitehall (any more than opposition politicians or retired senior people on the PC do - Privy Councillor status gives the government an option for consulting or briefing them on something top secret, usually military or to do with foreign policy, not an obligation to do so).