No royal wants the throne, says Harry: Prince’s astonishing claim about the future of the monarchy is revealed in extraordinary interview

No royal wants the throne, says Harry: Prince’s astonishing claim about the future of the monarchy is revealed in extraordinary interview, by Rebecca English.

Prince Harry[, who is fifth in line to the throne,] says no one in the Royal Family wants to be king or queen.

In an extraordinary interview he insists however that Britain and other countries still need ‘the magic’ of the monarchy. …

On the monarchy, he asks: ‘Is there any one of the Royal Family who wants to be king or queen? I don’t think so, but we will carry out our duties at the right time.’

Harry has never kept secret his lack of desire for the ‘top job’ – and now appears to be suggesting that no one else in his family, including his brother William, wants it either.

But he adds: ‘The monarchy is a force for good and we want to carry on the positive atmosphere that the Queen has achieved for over 60 years, but we won’t be trying to fill her boots. We are involved in modernising the British monarchy. We are not doing this for ourselves but for the greater good of the people.

‘The Queen has been fantastic in letting us choose. She tells us to take our time.’