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Queen Running Out Of Cash?

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http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2009/jun/29/q...ist-running-out

The Queen's reserve of public funds is set to run out by 2012, according to Buckingham Palace accounts published today, raising expectations that the government will be asked to increase the civil list, which pays for the running of the royal household.

The Queen has used up £6m from the cash reserve to boost the civil list. The amount is the largest ever drawn from the reserve of surplus cash from the list.

Palace officials have complained that they lack funds to properly maintain some royal residences. They once claimed that part of the facade of Buckingham Palace was in such bad repair that a chunk fell off, narrowly missing Princess Anne

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After the lawyers, accountants, managers, public relations etc.. get their cut there isn't much money left to do things like maintain palaces. Sort of like British corporations, after all the money goes to all the administration there isn't much money left to pay people to actually do the work or do research.

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perhaps her dipping into her savings will give some insight into why her subjects are so royally p!ssed off

California too

California is preparing to issue IOUs to its creditors this week as it grapples with an unprecedented cash crunch and prepares to begin its new fiscal year deep in the red.
Edited by ɥsıɟpǝɥs

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It's not that long ago that they bought Buck House, they could sell it and move back to Kensington?

Yes, they should STR, I know someone who can let them a 2 bed ex-council flat for very little rent!

:P

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Shame...

A 5 ton lump of limestone on her skull would nicely remodel her boat race

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It's not that long ago that they bought Buck House, they could sell it and move back to Kensington?

1761 - I looked it up.

:)

He paid £21000 for it.

http://www.absoluteastronomy.com/topics/Buckingham_Palace

What's it worth now?

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Subaru Impreza

The Impreza is not a council estate car, more likely some souped up Corsa 1.0 or 206!

:angry: (Impreza 2007 owner)

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