Buckingham Palace, the official residence of the British royal family, denied that Queen Elizabeth II tried to pressure the government, in the past 1970s, to avoid revealing details of her personal wealth.
Newspaper Watchman She recently suggested that the king’s personal attorneys had successfully lobbied conservative executive director Edward Heath to amend a bill to hide the size of her possessions.
These discoveries are part of an extensive investigation into the head of state’s “consent” ability in parliamentary matters when discussing bills that may affect the interests of the British Crown.
This process differs from the so-called “royal sanction” (ratification), which is applied when Elizabeth II grants her formal approval of a law passed by the British Parliament.
after investigation , The newspaper pointed out that the Queen or Prince Charles, the heir to the British Crown, was able to view more than a thousand bills before submitting them to MPs for approval..
Specifically, the government documents in question were found in the National Archives and are dated 1973.
These texts show, according to the press, that Elizabeth II, worried that a new law would force her to reveal her private interests in the companies, sent her lawyer to present her case before the Ministry of Commerce at the time.
The Guardian suggests that the Queen’s access to the bill, under this “consent” power, He was allowed to influence the final drafting of the law in his favor.
The Buckingham Palace spokesperson came to the defense of Elizabeth II, stating that the approval was a “parliamentary procedure” and that the role of “Sovereignty is always formal, and consent is always granted by the king when the government demands it. Any claim that the sovereign has forbidden legislation is simply false.”.
He added, “Whether or not the Queen’s approval is required (an order) decided by Parliament, independently of the royal house, in matters that would affect the interests of the Crown, including personal property and the personal interests of the king.”
Specifically, the newspaper made a list 1062 invoices Which had been subject to the approval of Queen Elizabeth II since her accession to the throne on February 6, 1952.
The film revolves around a variety of parliamentary passages that affected his holdings in Balmoral (Scotland) and Sandringham (England).
According to the list of the UK’s richest people published by the Sunday Times last year, Elizabeth II’s personal wealth is estimated to be roughly 350 million pounds (more than $ 350,000,000,000).
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