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King Charles urged to give Royal Family ‘fresh start’ as Queen Margrethe II abdicates | Royal | News

King Charles urged to give Royal Family ‘fresh start’ as Queen Margrethe II abdicates | Royal | News

King Charles has been urged to step aside as monarch and allow Prince William to take the reins amid the shock abdication announcement of Queen Margrethe II of Denmark. Commentators have been debating Charles’s future on the throne less than 18 months into a role he has been preparing for his entire life. It comes after Queen Margrethe II of Denmark said on Sunday (December 31) she plans to abdicate after 52 years and hand over the throne to her son, Crown Prince Frederik. Stephen Pound, a former Labour MP, said if King Charles were to step down it would save the monarchy. He told GB News: “The monarchy is in a state of crisis at the present time. “We’ve had possibly the worst few years since [Her Late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II] passed on. Wouldn’t it be a wonderful thing if King Charles said it’s time for a reset?” The former Ealing North MP suggested the King should agree to step back and let a new generation take over. Royal commentator Charles Rae said, …