By Rebecca English Royal Editor For The Daily Mail
Published: 22:00 GMT, 1 March 2020 | Updated: 06:57 GMT, 2 March 2020
The Duchess of Sussex plans to leave her baby son Archie in Canada when she returns to the UK this week, causing an expensive headache for her police protection commanders.
Metropolitan Police officers guarding them and Prince Harry have arranged major security operations in both nations – at huge cost to the British taxpayer.
Meghan, 38, is due to join Harry, 35, for three engagements in Britain before they step down from royal duties on March 31.
Archie is seventh in line to the throne, but has not spent any ‘meaningful’ time with his grandparents or cousins, according to one royal insider. Harry and Meghan will fly back to Canada after the Commonwealth Day Service on March 9, and their Buckingham Palace