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Tory MP erupts at republican's ‘drivel’ after debate interruption 'Be quiet will you?!'

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Mr Smith claimed in a Tweet earlier this month that the true cost to the taxpayer could be around £345m if additional costs like Metropolitan Police security was included.

Asked to comment on Republic’s claims, Buckingham Palace told Express.co.uk the security of the Royal Family is not a matter it discusses but, rather, is a matter for the Met Police.

The Palace also said to refer to the financial report being released every year and available on the Royal Family’s website.

A YouGov poll published shortly after Prince Harry and Meghan’s interview with Oprah Winfrey found young people’s attitude to the monarchy has changed substantially since 2019.

According to their polls, 41 percent of 18 to 24-year-old respondents say Britain should have an elected head of state.

Only 31 percent say they would like to see the monarchy continue.

Sandy Biar, CEO of the Australian Republic Movement, told Express.co.uk he has seen a “resurgence” in support in recent years.

He explained the Duke of Sussex highlighted the issue of “hereditary rule” where those in power are placed in those positions regardless of whether they or other people want them there.

Recently, Barbados became the world’s latest republic after they removed Queen Elizabeth II as its head of state.

The new president, Dame Sandra Mason, was elected last month and was sworn in on November 30 to be the new head of state.

Prince Charles was in attendance at the overnight ceremony and delivered a speech acknowledging the “appalling atrocity of slavery” Barbados was victim to.

Asked to comment on Republic’s claims, Buckingham Palace told Express.co.uk the security of the Royal Family is not a matter it discusses but, rather, is a matter for the Met Police. The Palace also said to refer to the financial report being released every year and available on the Royal Family’s website.



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