UK royals asked for financial rigour in costs

A report, citing rundown monuments, says Royal Household should manage its money better and generate its own income.

    Britain's Royal Household has been told to cut costs and keep its palaces and houses better maintained.

    The report from the Public Accounts Committee - the watchdog for governmental spending - looks at how the 51 million dollar Sovereign Grant is used.

    Al Jazeera's Rory Challands reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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