Queen Elizabeth’s Funeral Value HOW MUCH?!

Queen Elizabeth II’s state funeral on Monday was really not like any we’ve ever seen — and it’s already making UK historical past.

The funeral was the primary state funeral the nation has seen in over 50 years — since Winston Churchill’s in January 1965. It’s been a good longer time since a monarch was honored with a state funeral — the final of which was the Queen’s father, King George VI, in 1952. Wow!

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That is now formally the most important policing occasion the town has ever undertaken — beating out the 2012 London Olympics and the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee in June, in accordance with London’s Metropolitan Police. In whole, greater than 10,000 officers took half within the occasion to guard each the group members hitting the streets to pay tribute to the late monarch and in addition the numerous high-profile figures in attendance, per Metropolitan Police Deputy Assistant Commissioner Stuart Cundy by way of DailyMail.com on Monday. As unhappy as it’s, many officers have been additionally positioned across the metropolis to guard in opposition to any potential threats. And as we’ve ben reporting, a number of arrests have been made already…

The British authorities has but to launch an official price of the state funeral, as a substitute sharing particulars will likely be introduced “in the end,” per E! Information on Monday. However early stories are estimating the unhappy affair might price a number of million {dollars}! On Thursday, a former royal safety officer advised the New York Submit the price of safety alone — not together with another ceremonial occasions main as much as the televised funeral — seemingly price a minimal of $7.5 MILLION! Simon Morgan, who spent years defending the British royal household, revealed:

“Once you take a look at the opposite occasions, they have been huge — the Prince and [Princess] of Wales’ [Prince William and Princess Catherine AKA Kate Middleton] marriage ceremony in 2011 was the most important — however compared to this, you’ll be able to’t evaluate it.”

Per official figures, their marriage ceremony price greater than $6 million, with about half spent on safety. In the meantime, the 2002 funeral for Her Majesty’s mom, Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mom, was estimated to price round $950,000 for the lying-in-state interval and one other $5 million for safety in whole. Seeing what number of extra folks turned up this time to pay their respects, we’d count on the ultimate value to be means increased for the Queen’s funeral!

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So… how are they paying for this??

Per The Categorical, a big amount of cash has reportedly been put aside over latest years by each the royals and authorities for this very second. The royal household is estimated to be value $28 billion, with most of their cash coming from the Sovereign Grant and their non-public Duchies of Cornwall and Lancaster. Whereas they could have spent a fortune, they’ll actually afford it! The Queen is value it, too!

The query is how a lot of the cash the federal government offered is from taxpayers. Hmm…

Following the state funeral, the Queen will likely be taken to St. George Chapel at Windsor Citadel, the place she is about to be buried subsequent to her husband, her father, her mom, and her sister, Princess Margaret, after a non-public burial service. Actually the top of an period…

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