|Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie of York|
"On Friday, they will proceed to Hanover. However, their engagements are not "official" and their father, Prince Andrew, Duke of York, will shoulder the cost of their trip to hush any controversy which hounded him when he was still holding the post.
"They were asked to do it by No.10 and they were happy to do it. It’s all about raising awareness of the UK as a great place to visit or do business with," states a Buckingham Palace statesman.