Prince Charles is guilty of a clear conflict of interest in lobbying on issues from which he has made a large profit.
That's the view of Republic, which has condemned Prince Charles's failure to declare his investments that have now been revealed by the Guardian.
Campaigners have called on the Queen to be honest with the public over her financial affairs. Republic has said tonight that the royals’ lack of transparency creates a real risk of conflict of interest and abuse of power.
Campaigners have criticised Prince Charles for a clear abuse of power in lobbying the Scottish government on teaching policy - and have called on Holyrood to come clean over the interference.
Campaign group Republic has today claimed that the monarchy will face a significant threat to its future on the succession of King Charles. The comments come after a poll in the Sun newspaper which showed just 22% of the public support him succeeding the Queen.
Newcastle is hosting Republic's annual convention this Saturday, where speakers will call for wide-ranging reforms to Britain's democracy.
Campaigners have added their voice to demands for the release of letters between the Australian Governor General and the Queen, dating back to 1975.
Campaign group Republic is to hold its Annual Convention in Newcastle on Saturday July 15.
Speakers include local MP Chi Onwurah, new Kensington MP Emma Dent Coad, former Greens leader Natalie Bennett, Newcastle academic Martin Farr and Swedish MP Christina Örnebjär.
The Sovereign Grant should be scrapped and royal funding radically overhauled, according to campaigners.
Responding to the news of another massive increase in royal funding, campaign group Republic has called on the government to intervene.
Ahead of the release of the Royal Household's annual finance report, campaigners have said the true cost of the monarchy is over £345m a year.
That's the equivalent to the cost of hiring 17,000 new police officers or 15,500 new firefighters.
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