Positions in the Royal Household are notoriously poorly paid.
One recent advert for a footman offered a salary of £15,781 a year, though lodgings at the Palace were thrown in.
An insider said: 'He was told that he wasn't alone and it would be part of a wave of redundancies.
He wasn't much cheered by this.'A second source suggested that other senior staff may have left of their own accord because of concerns over the 'restructuring'.
Prince Andrew has denied having sex with Roberts.‘That is why I have decided to reveal some details of my relationship with Andrew.