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Exclusive polling: Fewer people than ever before want Prince Charles to take the throne

King and unkeen country

By Tom Clark   September 2017

Photo: REX/SHUTTERSTOCK

Charles will not have to stand for election to become Britain’s next head of state—and that is just as well, according to an exclusive ICM Unlimited poll for Prospect. It finds that fewer people than ever before now want the heir to the throne to take it up.

When asked what they want to happen on the Queen’s death, only 38 per cent want to see her oldest son inherit the Crown, in keeping with the law and 1,000 years of Royal history—that’s the lowest ever…

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