To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will publish the total amount payable under the Civil List Acts to the Royal Family in the calendar years 1987 and 1988.
The information on amounts payable to the Royal Family in the present and previous calendar year is as follows:
|The Queen's Civil List||4,326,100||4,500,000|
|HM Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother||375,300||390,300|
|HRH The Duke of Edinburgh||209,300||217,700|
|HRH The Duke of York||50,000||86,500|
|HRH The Prince Edward||20,000||20,000|
|HRH The Princess Royal||130,400||135,600|
|HRH The Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon||127,000||132,100|
|HRH Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester||51,400||53,500|
|HRH The Duke of Gloucester||102,200||106,300|
|HRH The Duke of Kent||138,000||143,500|
|HRH Princess Alexandra, Mrs. Angus Ogilvy||131,500||136,800|
|Refunded by Her Majesty The Queen||371,700||386,600|
1. These figures combine the sum directly payable from the Consolidated Fund with supplementation provided by the royal trustees via the Treasury Vote "Class XIX, Vote 11 HM Treasury: Administration".
2. The underlying increase is 4·0 per cent., though the actual increase in total is 4·6 per cent., due to the additional payment to HRH The Duke of York.
3. The sum of £20,000 has been payable from the Consolidated Fund to HRH The Prince Edward since he attained the age of 18 on 10 March 1982, and has been paid in full since 1 January 1987.
4. Her Majesty paid £371,700 into the Consolidated Fund in respect of payments made in 1987 to members of the Royal Family whose expenses are met under section 3 of the Civil List Act 1972. A similar payment of £386,600 will be made for 1988.