Graham Smith told Express.co.uk that the UK could employ an additional 15,000 nurses or police officers with the amount that will be used to fund the royal family. During a brutal attack on the royals, the republic’s CEO described the company’s money spent as “nothing short of a shame “. The Republic is an organization that works to ensure that Queen Elizabeth II is replaced by a democratic, elected head of state and that the monarchy is abolished.
Mr Smith said, “The Royals believe their status calls for a palatial home.
“They take it for granted that we owe this to them.
“It’s up to us to explain that the world no longer works like this.
“The total cost to the monarchy’s taxpayer is on the order of £ 345 million.
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“It has probably increased since we last calculated it, but that’s very expensive for an institution that is there to give us a person for a job.”
He continued, “For that kind of figure, you can get around 15,000 new nurses or cops, the kind of officers we desperately need right now.
“Instead, we’re giving a very wealthy family £ 345 million to lead a luxurious lifestyle.
“It’s nothing short of a shame.”
“In light of the impact of the pandemic, it was announced that while there would be less income, a deficit would be made up by economies and other income such as rentals and not by taxpayers.
“The value of the monarchy to Britain is enormous. Brand Finance has called it ‘Britain’s greatest treasure.” The republic, as always, ignores the monarchy’s uses for royal overseas travel, charity and tourism.
“Each country contributes to the cost of its head of state.
“How could you improve the nation’s morale on the three historic broadcasts, including her Christmas message the Queen made during the pandemic?”