Jack Taxes Up Your Royal Highness

Saturday, May 11th, 2013.


Peek takes the Lizzy bandits to task. When will the Brits arise and dump these parasites. They’re sure pushing for it. – Z

(The Guardian:) Queen gets £5m pay rise from taxpayer

Grant to cover household running costs rises to £36.1m — up from £31m in diamond jubilee year
The Queen’s sovereign grant, which replaces the old civil list, has been set at £36.1m for 2013-14. Photograph: Chris Radburn/PA

The Queen has received a £5m boost in the funds she receives from the taxpayer to carry out her official duties.

The sovereign grant, which covers the running costs of the Queen’s household, has been set at £36.1m for the 2013-14 financial year.

The figure has increased from the £31m allocated during the previous 12 months which included £1m to cover the extra costs of the diamond jubilee.



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