Sorry, The Coronation Is Costing Taxpayers HOW MUCH?!?!?

Bear in mind how King Charles was attempting to avoid wasting cash with a “slimmed down monarchy”? And an enormous early show of that was going to be his scaled again coronation ceremony? Properly, let’s simply say *scaled again* ain’t what it was once!

Buckingham Palace doesn’t launch official figures, so the estimates of how a lot Saturday’s coronation ceremony will value the UK cowl a variety certainly. However even on the lowest, it’s a really costly day!

BBC stories the estimates, not from any official supply, are between £50 million and £100 million. In US {dollars} that’s someplace north of $63 mil — probably at the same time as a lot as $125 MILLION!

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Yeah. Although we’re solely speaking a few one-hour ceremony, it’s 2,000 folks, a “King’s procession” via the streets, the A-list live performance that includes Katy Perry, Lionel Richie, and Take That. All of it requires group, safety. It’s simply within the tens of tens of millions.

That value is coming from… you guessed it. The British taxpayer. Whereas the Palace will decide up half of the invoice, the UK authorities is on the hook for many of it. Understandably, loads of Brits aren’t glad about it! In keeping with a YouGov ballot, 51% of British taxpayers don’t assume they need to must pay for the ceremony. Is smart contemplating the Royal household is so extremely wealthy, they will afford their very own events. We imply… it’s not just like the crowning itself is essential. Charles is already king — and has been formally since September. If he actually needed to slim down this ceremony, he may have simply not had it in any respect. Only a thought.

However hey, what would a monarch be in the event that they weren’t celebrating themselves, proper? What do YOU assume, Perezcious readers? Ought to UK taxpayers be footing this invoice?

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