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UK minister defies question of Queen’s funeral: ‘Money well spent’

cost of of Queen Elizabeth II Funerals and Let-In-State “Money Well Spent”, of Britain Culture Secretary Michelle Donelan said the total cost of the ceremony had not yet been estimated.

“I’m not sure of the exact cost, but as I say, I think the British public would argue that that money was well spent,” Michelle Donelan told Sky News.

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“You saw thousands there and I don’t think anyone can suggest that our late emperor didn’t deserve that farewell given the duty and selfless service he had done for more than 70 years,” he said.

to criticize criticism at the high cost of Emperor’s funeralMichelle Donelan said it would be “absolutely absurd” to say that state funding was not required for the celebrations.

“It was a great experience for the community to come together. I always think of our late emperor as the glue that brings society together,” she insisted.

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Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral will be funded from general taxation, despite the monarch’s personal wealth being hundreds of millions of pounds, resulting in widespread criticism over the cost of the events.

Some media outlets criticized its heavy cost. queen’s funeral As the UK is projected to head into recession amid skyrocketing cost of living. A Guardian report said that around 1.3 million people in Britain are expected to fall into poverty this winter.



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