Petition to make UK royal family pay for Buckingham Palace repairs gains 70,000+ signatures

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‘A petition calling for the British royal family to foot the bill for ¬£369 million worth of repairs to Buckingham Palace has surpassed its intended target of 45,000 signatures, quickly reaching over 70,000.

The move comes after Queen Elizabeth II, 90, was awarded a 66 percent rise in funding for the palace refurb by Prime Minister Theresa May and Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond.

Thousands are not happy with the announcement during a time of austerity and cuts to housing for vulnerable families and think the royal family should pay for their own expenses.’

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