Sir Michael’s inquiry has looked into the handling of male rape allegations by George Smith, former valet to Prince Charles.
Yesterday saw Sir Michael, private secretary to the prince, go public with the conclusions of his report in what would have been one of the most stressful moments of his working life.
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Keeping a tight reign on the royal purse strings
Queen’s FD to review royal train
Palace denies Sir Michael shut bars
Queen’s accountant given PAC grilling
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