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Kate Middleton's real test begins after major report goes public

Cancer-stricken Princess Kate faces big challenge ahead

By Web Desk
May 23, 2024
Kate Middleton faces big challenge ahead
Kate Middleton faces big challenge ahead

Kate Middleton, who's undergoing preventative chemotherapy following her cancer diagnosis, is said to be facing new challenge after a mind-blowing report has gone public.

The Princess of Wales' real tension revealed by a journalist after The Royal Foundation Business Taskforce for Early Childhood published a report setting out the business case for prioritising early childhood.

GB News' royal correspondent Cameron Walker and Digital Royal Editor Svar Nanan-Sen discussed the new report, which details how investing in early childhood could generate at least £45.5billion in value added to the UK economy each year.

Nanan-Sen said: "The example that was given during the briefing really stuck with me, where they said 'We want this to be implemented across businesses in the UK, whether that is a small coffee shop in Wolverhampton or a titan of an industry'."

Sharing his point of view, the expert went on: "Being born and raised in Wolverhampton, I can picture my local coffee shop. At the [Kensington Palace] briefing, we were sat in Deloitte's headquarters in London, Deloitte being a multinational company."

He explained: "Thinking about exactly what a local coffee shop in Wolverhampton looks like [compared] to this multinational business, the scale of what they want to implement, you can see why it could be worth £45.5billion.

Expressing his concern, Nanan-Sen added: "But it will be a huge challenge to be able to get businesses of all shapes and sizes to be able to buy into this."

Walker responded as saying: "Yes, it's incredibly ambitious and I can't imagine a small, struggling coffee shop in Wolverhampton, for example, is going to be able to help their employees with childcare, which is clearly incredibly expensive.

"We also know that clearly the princess cannot be political. She's obviously been briefed on the report and can convene people together. But we do know that the Royal Foundation Business Taskforce for Early Childhood has briefed the Government on the report."

"So Downing Street's been informed, plus the Department for Education and the Department for Health. We're told the conversations were not political, but I think it would be interesting at some point to hear their views on this and also see if they implement strategies from other companies.

"The Princess of Wales went on a fact-finding mission to Denmark to see how they support early childhood and how that really impacts their society, and whether the government here is going to implement that. So although the princess isn't directly getting involved in politics, it does have implications for wider society."