Jump to content
House Price Crash Forum
Sign in to follow this  
ScaredEitherWay

Queen Running Out Of Cash?

Recommended Posts

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

... and there's more

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

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.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

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

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
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

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Guest UK Debt Slave
Shame...

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

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
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?

Edited by ScaredEitherWay

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Subaru Impreza

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

:angry: (Impreza 2007 owner)

Edited by wise_eagle

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Loading...
Sign in to follow this  

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.

  • 395 Brexit, House prices and Summer 2020

    1. 1. Including the effects Brexit, where do you think average UK house prices will be relative to now in June 2020?


      • down 5% +
      • down 2.5%
      • Even
      • up 2.5%
      • up 5%



×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue.