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Royals will not be hit by financial losses: Republic

Campaigners have criticised the royal family for suggesting they will be losing millions of pounds of funding due to the coronavirus.

Campaign group Republic has pointed out that while revenue may fall the annual grant paid to the Queen will not.

Majority say Royals should pay for UK trips according to YouGov poll

Most people want the royals to pay for official visits to towns and cities around the UK. That's according to a YouGov poll carried out this week on behalf of campaign group Republic. Half the population (49%) would oppose any royal visit if their local council was paying.

Prince Charles helicopter excuse 'doesn't fly' say campaigners.

Prince Charles's excuse that he flies by helicopter to lecture people on carbon emissions because he's busy is ‘bizarre'.
 

Monarchy faces huge questions after crass Harry and Meghan statement: Republic

Campaigners have tonight claimed the statement from Harry and Meghan this evening shows the monarchy isn't sustainable in the modern era.

Met police need to act on Prince Andrew accusations, say campaigners.

Campaign group Republic has condemned the apparent impunity of the royal household, saying the Metropolitan Police need to act to ensure Prince Andrew is dealt with like any other citizen.
 

Royals must face major independent inquiry: Republic

Campaigners have today called for a major independent inquiry into the royal household. The call follows a string of fresh accusations against Prince Andrew which raise serious questions about the judgement of the Queen and Prince Charles.

Prince Andrew is symptom of rotten institution: Republic

Following last night's BBC interview, campaign group Republic has called on Prince Andrew to lose his royal title, saying the growing scandal should be a catalyst for a wider inquiry into the royal household.
 
Speaking for the group Graham Smith said today:
 

The Queen acted unlawfully, not just the PM: Republic

It cannot be that the Queen is compelled to act unlawfully when told to do so.  So why did she?  That's the reaction of anti-monarchy group Republic on hearing the damning judgement of the Supreme Court this morning.
 
Graham Smith, speaking for the group, said:
 

Queen's political role is why we need a republic, say campaigners

News that David Cameron enlisted the support of the Queen during the Scottish referendum in 2014 has further demolished the argument for the monarchy.

Queen acted unlawfully too, claim campaigners

Today's court ruling on the prorogation of parliament also implicates the Queen.  That's according to the anti-monarchy campaign Republic.

Speaking in response to the ruling the group's CEO Graham Smith earlier:

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