The Queen is getting a massive pay rise and Twitter isn’t impressed


At 91, the Queen might be well beyond her pension age, but that hasn’t stopped her from getting a massive pay rise. 

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A record-breaking performance by the Crown Estate, which owns residential properties, commercial offices, businesses, and land across Britain, means the Queen will get an 8% increase in income from public funds. 

The Sovereign Grant, which funds the monarch’s household, official travel, and upkeep of palaces, will increase from £76 million ($97 million) in 2017-18 to £82.2 million ($104.9 million) next April.  Read more…

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