Queen's top aide 'is ousted in power struggle'

Sir Christopher Geidt - the monarch's private secretary - was ousted in July. Now it has emerged that it was due to complaints from Prince Charles and the Duke of York.

Sir Christopher Geidt - the monarch's private secretary - was ousted in JulyThe Queen’s most senior courtier was ‘forced out’ in a power struggle between Buckingham Palace and the Prince of Wales, it was claimed last night.Sir Christopher Geidt, the Queen’s private secretary, suddenly announced in July that he was leaving after 15 years of royal service, loudly insisting that the monarchy was in good shape.The Mail revealed that he was being followed by his assistant private secretary, Sa...