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August 9, 2022
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Prince Andrew facing fresh calls to be stripped of Duke of York title

Labour MP Rachael Maskell calls for royal to lose title after settlement with Virginia Giuffre, who accused him of sexual assault

Prince Andrew is facing months of pressure to relinquish his Duke of York title after an MP vowed to pursue “a number of paths” in parliament, including amending legislation, to strip the royal of his last major honorary position.

Rachael Maskell, the Labour MP for York Central, said she had met Commons officials to explore ways of forcing Prince Andrew to give up his Duke of York title after his out-of-court settlement with a woman who accused him of sexually assaulting her when she was 17.

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