He claimed that Sam and Arthur Chatto, the grandsons of Princess Margaret, along with Lord Frederick Windsor and Lady Gabriella Kingston, the children of Prince Michael of Kent, will also play increasingly prominent roles.
Comparing the Royal Family to a football team, Mr Kelly claimed that the expanded lineup “all comes down to squad depth”.
He wrote: “Ask any top-flight football manager and they’ll tell you: at the end of the day, it all comes down to squad depth.
Lady Louise Windsor has been pegged to lead a pack of royals who could see their roles changed
Current key players – such as Princess Anne, Prince Charles – are both getting older
“The season is long and players need competition to stay hungry, so regular rotation is beneficial. To achieve that you need options.
“On the surface, there isn’t much the Royal family can learn from Premier League gaffers, but squad depth is one area the Prince of Wales should consider.”
He noted that the Royal Family carries out more than 2,000 official engagements each year, with links to as many as 3,000 organisations.
Princess Anne, who undertook 387 engagements last year, is now 71 and Prince Charles is 73.
Mr Kelly claimed that Lady Louise and James, Viscount Severn might be central in the new line up
Kelly compared the Royal Family to a football team,, saying ‘it all comes down to squad depth’
But this next generation of “youth players” – the Cambridge children – will be busy with school work for the next ten years.
Explaining the issue in an article for the Telegraph, Mr Kelly continued: “It all leaves a gap.
“Is the Firm’s middle generation of hardworking players on hand to assume a volume of engagements and patronages that would overwhelm a slimmed-down monarchy?
“Watching the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee coverage, it was clear the talent is right there in the Royal Box, it’s just sitting quietly in the second (or third, or fourth) row, waiting to be called upon.”
Prince Charles is thought to be planning a move to a more “slimmed down” monarchy after he ascends the throne.
The future king reportedly plans to reduce the monarchy to a team of just eight key members, all senior working royals in what has been seen as an attempt to improve the reputation of the monarchy.
Lady Louse Windsor made an appearance at the Queen’s Jubilee celebrations, attending the Service of Thanksgiving at St Paul’s Cathedral.
Lady Louise is increasingly being thrust into the spotlight as she gets older
The daughter of full time working royals, Edward and Sophie, Lady Louise is increasingly being thrust into the spotlight as she gets older.
Speaking about the young royal and her brother, Mr Kelly said they are “ripening for public life”.
He added: “From carriage driving (which she learned from her grandfather, the Duke of Edinburgh) to media appearances, Louise, 18, is getting increasingly stuck in.
“At 14, James is probably more concerned with TikTok, but if they’re anything like their mother, by all accounts one of the most reliable and charming royals, they’ll be key assets.”
Source: EXPRESS CO UK