The latest claims about unacceptable use of language by the prince come the day after Rohan Silva, former top policy aide on technology to David Cameron, revealed more details of his encounter at Buckingham Palace. Mr Silva, a Briton of Sri Lankan heritage, claimed in his column in the Standard yesterday that Andrew used the phrase “n***** in the woodpile” during the meeting in 2012, which the prince denies.

But the Standard understands that Mr Silva, 38, gave an immediate account of the conversation to top officials and a senior Conservative MP on his return to Downing Street and that some of them are prepared to back him publicly. Palace sources have strenuously denied that the words were ever used, continue readning

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