One in four Brits want Prince Harry and Meghan Markle BANNED from King Charles' Coronation - Exclusive poll

Meghan and Harry have made a string of claims in their Netflix docuseries.
Meghan and Harry have made a string of claims in their Netflix docuseries.

A survey by People's Polling for GB News found one in four Brits are so angry they’d even be in favour of the pair being banned from attending the King’s Coronation next year

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Harry and Meghan are facing a huge backlash in the wake of their controversial Netflix documentary, a new poll reveals.

A survey by People's Polling for GB News found one in four Brits are so angry they’d even be in favour of the pair being banned from attending the King’s Coronation next year.

More than half of the country think William and Catherine “best represent the values” of Britain - compared to only 7% for Harry and Meghan.

Meanwhile less than half of those polled say they believe Lady Susan Hussey should have resigned over the racism row which has seen her leave her role as a Lady In Waiting.

The poll* conducted by People’s Polling, shows:

• When asked to choose the couple that best represents the values of Britain, a majority of the public, 54 per cent, opt for William and Catherine, Prince and Princess of Wales, over Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, who are only supported by 7% of the country.

• There are considerable age differences: while 70 per cent of pensioners choose William and Catherine, only two percent choose Harry and Meghan. Meanwhile 39 percent of 18-24-year-olds choose William and Catherine and 13% choose Harry and Meghan.

*When asked if Harry and Meghan, The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, should be banned from attending King Charles III’s coronation, 24 percent said they “completely” or “somewhat” agree while 39 per cent disagree. Eighteen percent were unsure, and said they neither agree nor disagree.

King Charles' coronation is set to take place next year.
King Charles' coronation is set to take place next year.

• When asked about their views on the couple, 22% of the public have a positive view and 48% have a negative view

• There is a strong generational divide with 36 percent of 18–24-year-olds having a positive view and 37 per cent having a negative view, but only 12% of pensioners having a positive view of the couple and 68 per cent having a negative view.

• When questioned on Lady Susan Hussey only 45 per cent of the country, a minority, think she should have resigned.

• There is a strong party divide with 67% of Labour voters thinking she should have resigned but only 32% of Conservative voters agreeing. Similarly, 63 per cent of Remainers think she should have resigned compared to 32% of Leavers, and 52 percent of 18-24s think she should have resigned compared to only 40% of pensioners.

Commenting, Professor and pollster Matt Goodwin said: “When it comes to the ongoing feud between the younger members of the royal family, there is no doubt whatsoever that William and Catherine, the Prince and Princess of Wales, are seen by a majority of the country as best representing the values of Britain. Unfortunately for Harry and Meghan, they are barely on the radar.

“There are certainly significant levels of support for excluding Harry and Meghan from the looming coronation, which rises from 24% to 41% among pensioners and 43% of Conservative voters. But a larger number of all voters, 39 per cent, think they should still be included with a further 18 per cent neither agreeing nor disagreeing.

“Lady Hussey’s resignation has become another proxy battle in the culture war. Contrary to the widespread outrage we find that less than half the country think she should have resigned, 45 per cent, falling to one in three Conservatives and Brexit voters. 26 per cent do not think she should have resigned, while 30 per cent say they do not know, would prefer not to say or have no view”.

*The poll is a nationally representative survey of British adults by British Polling Council (BPC) member People Polling, for GB News.