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The disclosure that three members of his staff had been seconded to Whitehall followed last week's revelation that the heir to throne has had 36 private meetings with Cabinet members since the 2010 general election. Demands for 27 letters written by the Prince to ministers in the previous government to be released have also been blocked by the Attorney General. MPs are preparing to challenge ministers over the secondments when Parliament returns next month and will attempt to trigger a Commons inquiry into the Prince's influence over the Government machine...Ministers have previously expressed private fears that Prince Charles may interfere too readily in government decisions when he becomes king." The Independent (18th August 2013)