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Republic protests as Queen attends Dickens event

The Queen was today greeted by a dozen republican protesters, including veteran campaigner Peter Tatchell, as she visited the Guildhall in the City of London for a Charles Dickens event.

PRESS RELEASE: MPs considering Republic calls for monarchy to be included in Freedom of Information Act

Campaign group Republic has told the House of Commons Justice Committee's inquiry into freedom of information that the monarchy must be included in the Act. In written evidence that has been published by the committee Republic argued that three key changes were needed:

PRESS RELEASE: Jubilee schools cooking competition 'could be unlawful' Republic warns teachers.

Anti-monarchy campaign group Republic is to warn schools in England they may be breaking the law by taking part in a cooking competition being held to celebrate the Queen's jubilee.  Schools could also face legal challenges by holding any “uncritical celebrations” of the Queen's diamond jubilee w

Debates and talks at Bishopsgate

The Bishopsgate Institute in London has launched their "Monarchy and republicanism" season of talks and debates.

Will you be protesting at the pageant?

On 3rd June 2012 Republic will hold a major protest against the monarchy at the Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant. With thousands of republicans expected to attend, this will be the biggest and boldest anti-monarchy protest in modern times.

An honours system without honour

Republic's board of directors has recently agreed a revised position on the honours system, which continues to state our objection not just to the language of empire but also to the way the whole system has been corrupted.

Veto betrays Charles's "utter contempt for the British people"

Ministers have been forced to seek permission from Prince Charles to pass at least a dozen government bills, according to a Guardian investigation. As Republic's campaign manager Graham Smith told journ

Activist Meetings in Manchester, Birmingham, Cardiff, Glasgow and Norwich

As we gear up for the jubilee campaign more activist meetings are being organised across the country.

1m cost of royal equerries an insult to our armed forces

Republic has called on the Ministry of Defence to stop providing equerries to the royal family after the Evening Standard revealed the secondments cost

Government must come clean on Prince's lobbying

Republic has called for the publication of all contact between ministers and Prince Charles, or those representing his interests, after an investigation by The Guardian revealed that a number of his


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