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Prince Charles guilty of conflict of interest, profiting from position: Republic

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.

Queen must come clean on investments and tax: Republic

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.

Charles education lobbying is clear abuse of power: Republic

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.
 

Monarchy can't survive King Charles, say republicans

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.
 

Labour MPs Chi Onwurah and Emma Dent Coad among speakers at Newcastle republican convention.

Newcastle is hosting Republic's annual convention this Saturday, where speakers will call for wide-ranging reforms to Britain's democracy.

The Queen has questions to answer over PM dismissal: Republic

Campaigners have added their voice to demands for the release of letters between the Australian Governor General and the Queen, dating back to 1975.
 

Newcastle Republic conference, July 15, asking how we can take back control

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.

Royal funding grant must be scrapped: Republic

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.
 

Royal family costs equivalent of 15,000 firefighters, 17,000 police: New report

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.

Prince Harry can always walk away: Republic

Campaigners have today said reluctant royals should stand aside and make way for an effective head of state. 
 
The comments come after an interview in which Prince Harry claimed no royal wants to be king.
 

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