Tory MP Sir Iain Duncan Smith addressed Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle‘s claims of racism in the Royal Family following her Oprah Winfrey interview. While speaking in a video call for The Heritage Foundation, Sir Iain argued the Queen and the monarchy stood for unity. He also highlighted the important contributions Royal Family members have made during the pandemic for all people across Britain and the Commonwealth.
The video call host Director of the Simon Centre for American Studies Joseph Loconte said: “What is your response to the allegations of racism that have been levelled at the Royal Family.
“As well as the claim that the monarchy itself is an institution steeped in a legacy of racism and it is just time for it to go.”
Sir Iain said: “I believe in the constitutional monarchy of the United Kingdom.
“I believe in it because I believe it creates a stable base for our democratic politics.
“I have never wanted to have another politician, like me, take over the Head of State role because whatever else we say about it, we bring our own political views.
“I think the Queen and the rest of the Royal Family bring to this is stability as they have an ability to bring people together.”
Sir Iain highlighted the work the Royal Family has done for Britain during the pandemic and its significance.
He said: “I think they have done that remarkably well and you only have to look at what has been going on with the…