King Charles' first Christmas speech reflects cost-of-living crisis

King Charles' first Christmas speech reflects cost-of-living crisis

By Alipate Narawa
Monday 26/12/2022
King Charles and Britain's Camilla, Queen Consort arrive at St. Mary Magdalene Church in Sandringham, Norfolk, on December 25, 2022. [Image: cnn]

King Charles has used his first Christmas message to reflect on the cost-of-living crisis.

He spoke of the "great anxiety and hardship" for those struggling to "pay their bills and keep their families fed and warm".

There were images of food banks and help for the homeless alongside the speech, recorded by the King in St George's Chapel, Windsor.

He paid tribute to his mother Queen Elizabeth, who is buried in the chapel.

Only "working royals" appeared on screen in the King's broadcast, including the Queen Consort, the Prince and Princess of Wales, the Earl of Wessex and the Princess Royal.

That meant that Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, were not mentioned. The Duke of York was also not included.

[Source: BBC]

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