Britain’s King Charles, then the Prince of Wales, with his mother Queen Elizabeth on the balcony of Buckingham Palace in London on June 2 during the queen’s platinum jubilee celebrations. Photo: AFP
Britain’s King Charles, then the Prince of Wales, with his mother Queen Elizabeth on the balcony of Buckingham Palace in London on June 2 during the queen’s platinum jubilee celebrations. Photo: AFP
David Dodwell
Opinion

Opinion

Outside In by David Dodwell

Can King Charles continue to offer Britain ‘value for money’?

  • Seven decades of the queen’s careful management have allowed Britain’s royal family to retain their wealth and privilege while staying relevant
  • It’s now up to the new monarch to maintain the working royals’ prestige and continue to play a soft power role without burdening taxpayers

Britain’s King Charles, then the Prince of Wales, with his mother Queen Elizabeth on the balcony of Buckingham Palace in London on June 2 during the queen’s platinum jubilee celebrations. Photo: AFP
Britain’s King Charles, then the Prince of Wales, with his mother Queen Elizabeth on the balcony of Buckingham Palace in London on June 2 during the queen’s platinum jubilee celebrations. Photo: AFP
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