The Duchess of Sussex’s powerful speech at the launch of the Smart Works capsule collection.
The reason Meghan has been able to hit the ground running is because she’s focused on a relatively small set of issues (women, animal welfare, environmental sustainability), draws systematically from previous experiences, and she’s using to her full potential her talent for networking and being a catalyst.
From Prince Harry teaming up with Jane Goodall for conservation efforts to Duchess Meghan guest editing British Vouge and starting her own movement charity fashion line.
It’s official, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex have announced the name of their foundation: Sussex Royal – The Foundation of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex.
The Queen owns a bulk of property that is managed by the Crown Estate. The Crown Estate is an independent real estate business that returns all of its profits to the Treasury. Per the Sovereign Grant, the Crown Estate grants the Queen 15% of the profits made from lands which the royal family has owned for centuries. Does that sound like “taxpayer’s money”?
The scheme consisted of the reconfiguration and full refurbishment of five residential units in poor condition to create the official residence for The Duke and Duchess of Sussex and their family.
The total recovered for the policing operation surrounding the wedding of Their Royal Highnesses the Duke and Duchess of Sussex is £2,364,690.
Duchy of Lancaster, Duchy of Cornwall and The Royal Collection are listed as other sources of income that fund members of the royal family.
The Sovereign Grant Act 2011 came into effect from 1 April 2012 and consolidated the funding provided to support the official duties of The Queen and maintain the Occupied Royal Palaces.