Press Releases

This is a birthday not a coronation

Campaign group Republic has called for fair and balanced media coverage of Prince Charles’ 70th Birthday, or risk prematurely crowning King Charles.

King Charles is not the people’s choice

Campaigners have called for an urgent wide-ranging national debate about the future of the monarchy following the Queen’s reign.

Eugenie royal wedding petition to be handed to MPs on Wednesday

A 38,000-strong petition against taxpayers' money being spent on Princess Eugenie’s royal wedding will be handed to MPs early on Wednesday afternoon.

Royals must pay Eugenie’s wedding bill as petition attracts thousands

A petition launched this week by campaign group Republic calling for no taxpayer funding for Princess Eugenie's wedding has attracted well over 5,000 signatures.

No public appetite for another costly royal wedding

Campaign group Republic has called for no public funding of Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank’s wedding in October as it is revealed that security and policing costs are due to cost taxpayers over £2 million.

Royals 'no good for economy' campaigners claim

As Buckingham Palace prepares to release its annual accounts, campaigners have rejected claims the monarchy earns money for the UK economy.

MP's call for royals to move out 'absolutely right' say campaigners

Calls by Labour MP Emma Dent Coad for the royals to move out of Buckingham Palace are 'spot on' according to campaign group Republic.  The group has said taxpayers need to 'take back control' of royal palaces and open them up as major tourist sites.

EXCLUSIVE: NO royal tourism evidence found by VisitBritain

Tourism agency VisitBritain has failed to provide any evidence that the monarchy is good for tourism.  

BBC and Channel 4 news blasted over royal coverage

BBC and Channel 4 News have been heavily criticised for inept and distorted coverage of the royal wedding and monarchy.

Royal wedding petition to be handed to MPs on Wednesday

A 32,000-strong petition against taxpayers' money being spent on the royal wedding will be handed to MPs early Wednesday evening.
The petition, organised by campaign group Republic, shows strong opposition to public money being spent on Saturday's wedding. 


Like what Republic does?

Unlike the royals, Republic can't guarantee its funding - we rely entirely on the support of people like you, people who care about Britain's democracy.

If everyone who reads our updates and follows our campaigns became a member or supported us with a donation – we'd be well on the way to achieving a democratic alternative to the monarchy.

Don't want to join or donate at this moment in time? No worries! You can sign up for free email updates to keep up to date with all our latest campaigns and events.

Join today → Donate →