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Inquiry needed into royal lobbying: Republic

Campaigners have renewed calls for a full inquiry into lobbying and political interference by members of the royal family.
 
The call follows fresh revelations about Prince Charles and Prince William over the past 24 hours.
 

Royal archives need to open up and reveal official secrets: Republic

Royal archives should be opened up to reveal millions of official secrets, according to a new campaign to be launched this weekend.

Honours system needs to be radically reformed following revelations: Republic

Campaign group Republic has renewed its call for the honours system to be radically reformed.  The call follows revelations in the press that a company is charging people thousands of pounds to work the system in favour of their clients.
 

Queen's Trump embarrassment shows monarch's irrelevance: Republic

The planned Trump state visit has highlighted the irrelevance and impotence of Britain's own head of state, campaigners have said today.
 

Post-Brexit Britain needs a new constitution: Republic

The British constitution is in danger of facing a collapse in confidence, campaigners have said.
 
Pro-democracy campaign group Republic has said post-Brexit Britain urgently needs a new constitution, one which makes clear the role of parliament and referendums.
 

Queen’s funding increase an “absolute disgrace”: Republic

Anti-monarchy campaigners have called for the Queen’s official funding grant to be scrapped and Buckingham palace handed back to the people.

Brexit must lead to new British constitution: Republic

Campaigners have said Britain now risks a collapse in confidence in our political system, and have called for wide-ranging changes to Britain's constitution following the Article 50 ruling.

Prince Andrew shows royal expenses scandal has gone on long enough: Republic

Campaign group Republic has called on MPs to launch a full-scale investigation into the royal expenses scandal.

Green knighthood shows honours 'not fit for purpose'

Campaign group Republic has called for a root-and-branch review of the honours system after MPs voted to strip Philip Green of his knighthood.

The Queen is criticised for trying to stitch up Commonwealth role

The Queen has been criticised for lobbying governments to allow her son to become head of the Commonwealth.

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