Denmark ready to limit public payments to royal grandkids

EPA/MARIE HALD DENMARK OUT

Danish Queen Margrethe (C) waves with her grandchildren (L-R) Prince Nikolai, Princess Athena, Princess Isabella, Princess Josephine, Prince Felix, Prince Christian and Prince Vincent from the balcony at Amalienborg Palace in Copenhagen, Denmark, 16 April 2016, on occassion of the queen's 76th birthday celebration.

The Danish MPs are discussing about reforming the annual apanage given to the royal family only allowing the important members of the Royal family receiving public salary


Danish MPs appear ready to limit the number of Queen Margrethe’s grandchildren eligible to receive a public payment.

Queen Margrethe has two sons, crown Prince Frederik (born 1968) and Prince Joachim (born 1969). Joachim is sixth in the line of succession to the Danish throne, following his elder brother and Frederik's four children. Joachim also has four children.

“Simple mathematics dictate that there needs to be some sort of limit. Otherwise within a few generations there will be severa...


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