Queen Elizabeth II - My Fake Diary
Sunday, 22 July 2012
The latest in royal belt-tightening comes from Spain, where King Juan Carlos has cut his own salary, and that of his son and heir Prince Felipe, by about 7%, in support of the effect of austerity measures on his citizens.
The budget for Queen Beatrix, Crown Prince Willem Alexander and his wife Princess Maxima was cut in 2011 by €422,000 to €39.2 million.
King Albert II pledged this year to use part of his salary to help pay for the upkeep on his properties.
Well, One should do something I suppose... One's prepared to have my Bentleys washed every other day instead of daily by my Chauffeur's five assistants!
If that helps?
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