“You be taught on the job. There isn’t a rule e book,” William advised British GQ in 2017, including, “Having that distinction in how we do issues makes the royal household extra fascinating and extra versatile. If all of us adopted the identical line, it will all be fairly stifled. Our characters are completely different and the completely different opinions are necessary to have.”
He mentioned the queen had completed “a outstanding job main the nation—her imaginative and prescient, her sense of responsibility, her loyalty, her steadfastness, it has been unwavering.” And thus far he felt the monarchy was well-positioned to maintain up with the instances. However, he added, “You might be solely nearly as good as your final gig and it’s actually necessary you look ahead, plan, have a imaginative and prescient.”
With 73-year-old Prince Charles nonetheless planning to imagine the throne when responsibility calls, the present plan is for father and son to “work intently collectively,” a royal insider advised Us Weekly in February, in mapping out their imaginative and prescient.