Prince William and Kate in Scotland for a two-day trip focused on mental health as part of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee tour | UK News
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are in Scotland for a two-day visit, with engagements focusing on mental health.
The trip is part of a UK-wide tour for the couple to mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee This year.
The visit comes after Prince William and Prince Charles was jointly given the power to open Parliament on behalf of the Queen yesterday after she pulled out of the event due to mobility issues.
The Duke and Duchess arrived in Glasgow and visited a project run by a housing group, The Wheatley Group, to see the group’s work for vulnerable people and those at risk of homelessness.
William and Kate, known as the Earl and Countess of Strathearn in Scotland, spoke to service users who have received access to employment support to help ease the impact of poverty.
They will also visit a newly built property in the Kennishead area to learn about the importance of safe housing.
Prince William and Kate traveled to St John’s Primary School in Glasgow to take part in a ‘Roots of Empathy session’ with children.
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The couple are also expected to visit the University of Glasgow to discuss mental health with staff and students before hearing about the work being done by researchers at the School of Psychology and Neuroscience.