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  The UK Monarchy
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The Queen on a 20 note Royal money
The current monarch, Queen Elizabeth, gets money in four ways:
  • The Civil List pays for her to do her duties as Head of State and Head of the Commonwealth. For 2001 this was over 35 million.

  • Grants-in-Aid from Parliament provide money for the royal palaces and royal travel.

  • The Privy Purse gives The Queen money for her public and private use.

  • The Queen also benefits from her personal wealth and income.
The Queen also pays tax on her personal income.

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