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Who pays for The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry?

The Prince of Wales, The Duchess of Cornwall, The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry, do not receive a Sovereign's Grant or a Parliamentary Annuity, but use the income from the Duchy of Cornwall…

Does The Prince of Wales pay tax?

Yes. The Prince of Wales voluntarily pays income tax at the 45 per cent rate on his income from the Duchy of Cornwall, after his business-related costs are deducted. His taxes are checked by the Inland…

Why doesn't the Duchy of Cornwall pay corporation tax?

 The Prince pays Income Tax voluntarily on the surplus of the Duchy of Cornwall at the highest rate, which was 50 per cent in 2012-13, resulting in a total of £4.4million (including an element of…

Will The Duchess become Queen when The Prince becomes King?

As was explained at the time of their wedding in April 2005, it is intended that The Duchess will be known as HRH The Princess Consort when The Prince of Wales accedes to The Throne.

Does The Prince of Wales intend to have a multi-faith Coronation?

Contrary to some press reports claiming that The Prince wants to hold a multi-faith Coronation when he becomes King, His Royal Highness has not been involved in any discussions or planning for the next…

Why is The Prince of Wales asked for his approval on various Government bills?

It is a long established convention that The Prince, as Duke of Cornwall, is asked by Parliament to provide consent to those bills which Parliament has decided would affect Duchy of Cornwall interests…

What does The Prince of Wales do to reduce his own carbon footprint?

The Prince of Wales has been an environmental leader for over 40 years, working with businesses, charities, governments and other organisations to help promote sustainable ways of living and working.…

Are the reports that The Duchess is still a smoker true?

No. The Duchess of Cornwall gave up smoking many years ago.

Does The Prince support the idea of creating a new Royal Yacht as a lasting legacy of the Diamond Jubilee?

The Prince has not been directly consulted on this proposal and has therefore not lent it his support. Officials at Clarence House have been made aware of the proposals but not offered any specific endorsement…

How is The Prince of Wales supporting the Diamond Jubilee?

The Prince is Patron of the Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant which saw the largest flotilla ever assembled on the Thames in modern times: a thousand boats from across the UK, the Commonwealth and around…