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UniFoxOs
28th Jan 2014, 08:53
LINK (http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/queen-elizabeth-II/10600671/Queen-down-to-her-last-million-due-to-courtiers-overspending-report-finds.html)

the Queen’s old boilers were contributing to bills of £774,000 a year.

Well, I'd give them the sack first.

dead_pan
28th Jan 2014, 09:33
the Queen’s old boilers

That's no way to describe Camilla and Princess Anne...

Tankertrashnav
28th Jan 2014, 09:35
Maybe these two, for a start ;)

http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2013/07/23/article-2375377-1AF5C07A000005DC-366_634x554.jpg

dead_pan
28th Jan 2014, 09:39
Admittedly Charlie's Angels have seen better days.

Actually, the one on the left looks like Phil the Greek in drag - was this pic taken at one of Harry's notorious parties?

SpringHeeledJack
28th Jan 2014, 09:45
I imagine that ER herself is somewhat frugal, but the hangers-on, maintenance and upkeep of properties and ceremonial chattels throughout the land must be eye-watering. Time for a rethink perhaps ?



SHJ

UniFoxOs
28th Jan 2014, 11:39
I imagine that ER herself is somewhat frugal

Apparently when outfitting Britannia, she insisted on using some sheets originally acquired by Victoria for her bed, rather than buy new.

Lon More
28th Jan 2014, 18:47
Can we expect to see some of the art treasures coming up on Fleabay?

Erwin Schroedinger
30th Jan 2014, 06:55
Her courtiers were advised to take money-saving tips from the Treasury.

That'll be 'steal from the taxpayer', then.

sitigeltfel
30th Jan 2014, 07:00
Since when has the Treasury been a bastion of financial prudence?