The Royal Family’s Government Funding

Banknote of the United Kingdom

Banknote of the United Kingdom

A major misconception commonly held about the Royal Family of the United Kingdom is that they depend solely on the governments of their realms to cover their expenses. However, this is not true.

For some years now, the monarch and his/her family has only asked for what is essentially needed. All other funds are generated by the Royal Family’s land, buildings and estates over a number of areas including farming and tourism. As a backing statistic, Her Majesty and her household have reduced the amount of government funds spent in the past 20 years by over 50%. More…

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