Campaign Updates

RSPCA 'proud' of royal patronage despite Prince Harry hunting

In the past few days there have been reports about Prince Harry and other members of the royal family enjoying hunting of wild boar and other animals in Germany and the UK.

What the Paradise Papers tell us about the Queen and Charles

The monarchy is great for the economy, the royals are above politics, or so that’s what we are regularly told. The release of the Paradise Papers, however, paints a very different picture of the Queen and Prince Charles.

Paradise Papers: Write to your MP

Republic has written to MPs calling for them to investigate the finances of the Duchies of Lancaster and Cornwall.

SNP votes to scrap royal funding

At their annual conference this week, the Scottish National Party backed a plan to scrap public funding of the royal family, arguing that the money should instead be spent on "the wider public good".

Want to help sign up hundreds of new supporters?

Republic is launching a new push to get hundreds of new supporters signed up to the campaign.  We've been busy getting people signing up online – over 4,500 in the last two months alone - and we're asking if you’ll get involved and sign people up locally!

Republic is recruiting directors and a new treasurer. Could that be you?

Republic is looking for people with proven experience to join our board of directors or become our new treasurer. Could that be you?

BBC responds to royal funding 'reality check'

Following the 8% royal pay-rise announced last month, BBC Reality Check claimed to have checked the facts on the cost of the monarchy in their video Reality Check: What does the Queen cost us?
 

MPs break convention to swear allegiance to the people

This week MPs have been required to swear allegiance to the Queen, but some chose to show that their allegiance is to the people.

MPs are there to serve the people - their oath should reflect that

Millions of us are heading to the polls today to decide the future of our country - and to choose our MP. For all its flaws, this is a huge exercise in democracy, and one we can all be proud of. Too often we take for granted the power to change government peacefully and democratically.

What do Charles and Trump have in common?

Donald Trump and Prince Charles have one thing in common: they don’t like people seeing their dirty little secrets.
 

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