Duchy of Cornwall

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King Charles and Prince William face fight over taxpayer funds on Dartmoor
More than £13m of subsidies mainly paid to tenants of Duchy of Cornwall have done little to restore nature in national park

Helena Horton Environment reporter

23, May, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Cost of the crown: what we know so far about British royals’ wealth and finances
Read a summary of our findings about the personal enrichment of the royal family and origins of some of their wealth

Guardian staff

04, May, 2023 @11:15 AM

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Now we know how fabulously wealthy Charles is, why can’t he pay for his own coronation? | Norman Baker
If the king wants to be a moderniser, he won’t let UK taxpayers pick up the bill for this self-serving tradition, says former Lib Dem MP Norman Baker

Norman Baker

29, Apr, 2023 @7:00 AM

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The Guardian view on royal finances: time to let the daylight in | Editorial
Editorial: Parliament should examine the regulation, financing and accountability of the monarchy


05, Apr, 2023 @6:02 PM

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Who owns and profits from the duchies of Lancaster and Cornwall? – timeline
Key dates in the centuries-old question of whether the duchies, and their profits, belong to the royals or the people

Felicity Lawrence and Rob Evans

05, Apr, 2023 @12:00 PM

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Revealed: royals took more than £1bn income from controversial estates
Investigation reveals King Charles and the late queen’s income from duchies grew sixteenfold during Elizabeth’s reign

Rob Evans, Felicity Lawrence and David Pegg

05, Apr, 2023 @12:00 PM

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Cash and the crown estate: a look at the British monarchy’s funding deal
The taxpayer funded sovereign grant will not accrue extra money from the monarch’s £1bn-a-year offshore wind leases. But the crown still has revenue from oil and gas drilling rights and real estate

Alex Lawson Energy correspondent

19, Jan, 2023 @4:54 PM

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Windfarm windfall set to spark debate about funding of UK monarchy
Demand for leases of land for renewable energy projects is set to generate hundreds of millions for the crown estate

Jon Ungoed-Thomas

18, Sep, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Will King Charles follow the lead of Patagonia owner’s $3bn giveaway? | Letters
Letter: The Duchy of Cornwall’s business interests could be given to a trust to benefit the environment, suggests Prof Alan Bleakley


16, Sep, 2022 @4:21 PM

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The sovereign’s wealth: UK royal family’s finances – explained
The holdings of the crown estate, Duchy of Lancaster and Duchy of Cornwall, together worth £17bn

Joanna Partridge

14, Sep, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Duchy of Cornwall estate worth £1bn passes to Prince William
Duke of Cambridge and now Cornwall inherits cross-country landed estate that paid Charles income of £21m last year

Joanna Partridge

09, Sep, 2022 @6:00 PM

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Revealed: how Prince Charles pressured ministers to change law to benefit his estate
Newly discovered documents show government yielded to heir’s demands amid fears of a constitutional crisis

Rob Evans, David Pegg and Severin Carrell

28, Jun, 2022 @1:56 PM

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