Prince William and his first wife-to-be Kate Middleton have decided to marry a day earlier than was planned - the marriage will now take place at Westminster Abbey on THURSDAY 28th April , not Friday 29th.
Their decision to marry a day earlier was reached after they learned that with Friday 29th now being a bank holiday meant that thousands of policemen and women required to be on-duty in the capital that day would have to be paid 'double-bubble'.
By marrying on the Thursday - not a bank holiday - means that police on royal wedding duties that day will only have to be paid normal rates. It will reduce overall costs of staging the wedding by around 10m pounds.
Commenting on the decision from 10 Downing Street Prime Minister David Cameron said, "This is what being part of my Big Society means. We've all got to make savings where we can. I applaud their decision frankly. Yes, of course it will cause inconvenience for some people who had made arrangements to fit in with a Friday wedding. But just think what that 10m pounds could now be spent on. I intend to put it towards paying off the nation's debt to the banks. "
He went on to add that there were no plans to cancel the bank holiday of the Friday as to do so might not be appreciated by the
"We don't want to see any revolutions here" he said.