Cost analysis of Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral

In total, 10,000 officers took part in the policing of the Queen’s service.

(For reference, the 2002 funeral of the late King’s mother, Queen Elizabeth, Queen Motherfor every The New York Timesestimated to cost more than $950,000 for the lie-state period and $5 million for security in total).

Most of the bottom line for the total cost of the Queen’s funeral, per Express, is expected to have been deposed “over recent years, by both kings and government”. The royal family is said to be worth an estimated $28 billion, with most of the royal family’s annual income and expenses paid for through the Sovereign Public Endowment, and the private Duchy of Cornwall and Lancaster.

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