Prince Harry fears his children won't be safe in UK 8 months ago

Prince Harry fears his children won't be safe in UK

"Prince Harry inherited a security risk at birth, for life"

Prince Harry has revealed his fears over his family's safety in the UK.

He has filed a claim for a judicial review against the decision not to allow him personally to fund police protection in the UK.

He stressed that he does not want to "impose on the taxpayer".

The 37-year-old said it is too "dangerous" for his children Archie and Lilibet.

A legal representative for the prince stated, "Prince Harry inherited a security risk at birth, for life.

"He remains sixth in line to the throne, served two tours of combat duty in Afghanistan.

"In recent years, his family has been subjected to well-documented neo-Nazi and extremist threats."

Prince Harry offered to pay for police protection in January 2020.

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However, his offer was dismissed.

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Last July, Harry's car was chased by the paparazzi during a short solo visit to England.

Harry's fears over his family's safety in the UK increased because of this incident.

"The UK will always be Prince Harry's home. It is a country he wants his wife and children to be safe in.

However, "with the lack of police protection, comes too great a personal risk."

"He remains willing to cover the cost of security"

"The Duke and Duchess of Sussex personally fund a private security team for their family. That security cannot replicate the necessary police protection needed whilst in the UK."

"In the absence of such protection, Prince Harry and his family are unable to return to his home."

"He remains willing to cover the cost of security, as not to impose on the British taxpayer. As is widely known, others who have left public office and have an inherent threat risk receive police protection at no cost to them.

"The goal for Prince Harry has been simple – to ensure the safety of himself and his family while in the UK so his children can know his home country."

Harry and Meghan have not received police protection in the UK since stepping down as senior working royals.

They have yet to return to the UK with their two children because of these safety concerns.

The family has been living in California since March 2020.