Press Releases

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. 

Rebellious Scots don't 'like the Queen', don't care about wedding: Poll

A YouGov poll out this week shows the Scottish are the least likely to like the Queen or care about the future of the monarchy.
Key findings in Scotland include:

International anti-monarchy gathering this weekend

Republican campaigners from around Europe and the Commonwealth will be gathering in London this Saturday, to plan a monarchy-free future.
Speakers will include MPs Emma Dent Coad and Tommy Sheppard.

Shock poll: Royal love affair is over

A YouGov poll published today shows the public's love affair with the Royal Family is at an end.  The results give a clear picture of widespread disinterest in the Royals and a lack of enthusiasm for Saturday's royal wedding.

Lack of royal wedding interest 'no surprise'

Campaign group Republic has said it's not surprised about the lack of public interest in the forthcoming royal wedding.

Labour and SNP MPs to speak at anti-monarchy conference on wedding day

Anti-monarchy campaigners from around Europe will be gathering in London on the day of the royal wedding, where they'll be joined by Labour and SNP MPs Emma Dent Coad and Tommy Sheppard.

BBC royal wedding licence fee decision is 'appalling'

Campaigners have accused the BBC of an appalling waste of licence fee money today, after the broadcaster announced waiving the fee for anyone holding a royal wedding event.

BBC royal coverage must be 'fair and balanced' as petition attracts thousands

A petition launched last night - which has already attracted nearly 3,000 signatures - is calling on the BBC to make their royal coverage 'fair, balanced and proportionate'.


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