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Charles has to stop lobbying and law has to change

Prince Charles is clearly lobbying to change government policy on a range of issues, campaign group Republic has said today.

While some people attempt the play down the content of the letters released today Republic has said they are clear evidence that Charles is not impartial.

Charles letters: law must change and allow full disclosure

As Prince Charles's letters are set to be released campaigners have repeated calls for the law to be changed - to allow for full disclosure of royal lobbying.

Election could plunge monarchy into crisis warns campaign group

The monarchy could be plunged into a crisis by a stalemate election result, according to campaigners - raising serious doubts about the future role of the head of state.Anti-monarchy campaign group Republic has said that in the case of prolonged stalemate between Labour and the Conservatives ther

Media need to 'get a grip' over royal baby

Campaign group Republic has urged the media to keep a sense of perspective over the imminent arrival of a new royal baby.

With the majority of people not interested in the news and an election just days away Republic has urged broadcasters to keep their heads.

The Lazy Prince: William does 46 days work in gap year

Prince William did just 46.7 days of work during his first year since leaving the RAF, according to new research.

Best response to royal baby - donate to child poverty charity says Republic

Campaign group Republic has called on supporters and the wider public to respond to the media coverage of the royal baby by making a donation to the Child Poverty Action Group.

Republic's CEO Graham Smith said today:

Royal baby raises serious issues about equality in the UK

In response to the imminent birth of a new royal baby campaigners are to highlight issues of equality and rights in the UK.

Anti-monarchy campaign Republic is to re-launch it's #bornEqual campaign this week.  

Anti-monarchy alliance to meet in Amsterdam this weekend

Republican movements from across Europe will be meeting in Amsterdam this weekend, to discuss strategies for making Europe a monarchy-free continent.

Greens and Plaid are right: monarchy must go.

Republican campaigners have welcomed comments made by Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood in which she repeated her support for an end to the monarchy.  The comments follow similar statements from Greens leader Natalie Bennett.

Head of anti-monarchy group Republic, Graham Smith, said today:

Low wages at palace a 'failure of leadership' from the Queen

Campaigners have accused the Queen of a failure of leadership and showing contempt for her staff, following news that palace workers are balloting on whether to go on strike.

Graham Smith, head of campaign group Republic, said today:

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