Camilla scraps position of lady-in-waiting at Buckingham Palace: ‘Unfussy’ Queen consort brings an end to a centuries-old tradition, but will retain six ‘Queen’s Companions’
- Ladies-in-waiting combined the roles of companion, adviser and secretary
- But in Queen Consort Camilla’s approach, they will be replaced by six aides
- The ‘Queen’s Companions’ will receive a nominal fee to cover their expenses
- The late Queen’s ladies-in-waiting were kept but are now ladies of the household
The position of lady-in-waiting has been scrapped at Buckingham Palace, bringing to an end a centuries-old tradition.
Combining the roles of companion, adviser and secretary, ladies-in-waiting played a key part in Royal life, accompanying the late Queen and her…