A Sussex MP has slammed the Duke and Duchess of Sussex following their controversial Netflix documentary on royal life.

Tim Loughton, Conservative MP for East Worthing and Shoreham, criticised Harry and Meghan after their new series aired on Thursday, saying they should be stripped of their titles.

He took to social media to express his dismay as the couple opened the curtain on life within the establishment.

On Twitter, Mr Loughton wrote: “As a Member of Parliament for a Sussex constituency and having been born in Sussex and lived most of my life here I am ashamed that this deeply embarrassing couple bear the title of our great county.

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“It is time to take the title back from someone so clearly lacking any respect.”

Mr Loughton, who has served his constituency for over 20 years since first being elected in 1997, was responding to part of the documentary in which Meghan spoke about curtseying to the Queen.

She performed an exaggerated curtsey for the camera, which has been widely criticised as mocking and disrespectful.

In the documentary, the Duchess of Sussex was referring to meeting her husband’s grandmother for the first time.

Three episodes of the Harry and Meghan documentary series were released yesterday, with another three episodes set to be released on Thursday, December 15.

The series has caused controversy after criticising the monarchy shortly after the death of the Queen.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex live in America with their two children after officially stepping away as working members of the Royal Family in 2020.

It has been reported that Buckingham Palace, Kensington Palace and members of the family were not approached for comment on content in the series.

A Netflix source insisted that the communications offices for the King and the Prince of Wales were contacted prior to the documentary.

The Argus: Harry and Meghan on a visit to BrightonHarry and Meghan on a visit to Brighton (Image: PA)

After Mr Loughton’s comments another Conservative MP said they were preparing legislation to strip the couple of their title.

Bob Seely, MP for the Isle of Wight, said he would seek to amend the Titles Deprivation Act to allow the Privy Council to strip Harry and Meghan of their titles.