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The royal family spent £ 100 million on taxpayers last year as the country faces a living crisis.

Last year, it was revealed that the royal family had spent £ 102.4 million on taxpayers. For the first time, spending on Royals increased by £ 15m to over £ 100m, according to a new report. This is a 17% increase.

Millerreports that millions of pounds of refurbishment of Buckingham Palace helped the country's soaring bill when living costs were record high. .. "That's not right," said Norman Baker, a royal finance expert.

Platinum jubilee spending increased by £ 14.4m to £ 63.9m due to increased preparatory work. Travel expenses have increased from £ 1.3m to £ 4.5m as direct royal visits resumed last year following a coronavirus pandemic, according to the Sovereignland Report.

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Yesterday, when Prime Minister Nikola Star John was accepted at the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh, the Queen was in another official residence. Norman Baker, a royal finance expert, said: "The government needs to completely rethink how taxpayer money is allocated to the royal family.

" How the royal family uses private jets and helicopters. It's all paid from public funds. That's not true while the public is struggling. ”The 10-year Buckingham Palace refurbishment project seems to be targeted at a cost of £ 369 million. ..

In the Sovereignland Report, Sir Michael Stevens, Keeper of the Privy, said: .. We were pleased to deliver against our plan.

"This year was not without operational and financial challenges. Covid means there was another year when access to the royal palace was restricted due to the Royal Collection Trust. This has again affected our ability to fund our work on behalf of the country. ”

The costs borne by the senior royal family are subject to belting. It continued to increase with. The unlucky Caribbean visit of Prince William and Kate cost £ 226,000 by plane and accommodation.

Despite a campaign on environmental issues, Prince Charles is still flying between his royal palace for an average of £ 15,000. The Queen's royal train, which cost £ 100,000 on three outings last year, is now powered by "hydrogenated vegetable oil," according to royal sources.

As a non-working royal family, like Harry and his wife Megan, Prince Andrew is no longer eligible for public funding and will not get anything from Soveringland. He is now believed to be privately and exclusively funded by the Queen.

Caribbean Tour

Prince William and Kate's controversial visits to Belize, Jamaica and the Bahamas cost about £ 226,000. The Duke of Cambridge and the Duchess were accused of "a reversion to the British colonial past" during the March tour.

Some royal couples traveled to an open-top Land Rover driven by Jaguar soldiers during a military parade, suggesting that they "looked like a crown spectacle." In an unprecedented statement, William said after his visit to the Caribbean: You learn a lot.

"This tour asked questions with a sharper focus on the past and the future. In Belize, Jamaica and the Bahamas, the future is up to people."

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