The royals spent more, but refused to heat up

Spending by the British monarchy increased by 5% compared to last year, in particular due to the change of government and the ongoing renovation of Buckingham Palace. But heating has been reduced to reduce emissions.

The British monarch’s spending reached £107.5m in 2022/23, rising with the arrival of King Charles III (archives).


The total expenditure of the monarchy was £107.5 million (122 million francs), according to the annual accounts of the monarchy. The increase was due in particular to renovation work at Buckingham Palace and “costs associated with a change of government”.

Having drawn the Royal House from the Reserves to compensate, the annual appropriation from the British Public Treasury to the Monarchy, the “Sovereign Grant”, which was set at 15% of the income from the Crown’s heritage, however remained stable in 2022-2023, at 86.3 million pounds. sterling. The palace said in a press release that this amount represents 1.29 pounds per person in the United Kingdom.

19 degrees in Buckingham

This report “represents an exceptional transitional period for the royal family,” confirmed in this press release the official responsible for managing royal accounts. Within twelve months, “we remember how the country came together to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II in June, to mourn for His late Majesty in September, while celebrating the King’s enthronement, and also the months leading up to the coronation” of Charles III and his wife Camilla, he added.

The report proves that members of the royal family have taken part in 2,700 engagements in the UK and abroad. 95,000 guests were welcomed to the official residences in recognition of their “contribution to society” during 330 events.

The monarchy also announced a 19% reduction in emissions related to natural gas and heating. During the winter, the temperature is lowered to 19°C at Buckingham Palace to reduce emissions.


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