Queen to receive 6m pay increase from public funds – BBC News

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The Queen is to receive an 8% further increasing income from public funds, after the Crown Estate’s advantages rose by 24 m.

The Sovereign Grant, which pays for the salaries of her household, official travel and upkeep of palaces, is to increase by more than 6m in 2018/19.

It comes as details uncovered the Queen’s official net spending last year increased during 2m, to roughly 42 m.

Sir Alan Reid, Keeper of the Privy Purse, said here Queen represented “excellent value for money”.

2015 – How rich is the Queen ?

82.2 m – Amount the Queen is expected to get from the Sovereign Grant in 2018/19

4.5 m – Cost of the Queen and the Royal Family’s official travel in 2016/17

288,697 – Amount spent on the Royal Train travel for 14 trip-ups

1.2 m – Cost of superseding doorways on the orangery at Windsor Castle

154,000 – Estimated cost of Prince Charles and Camilla exploiting “Cam Force One” – the official authority airplane – to visit Italy, Romania and Austria earlier this year