The Republic is campaigning for the à la Reine be replaced by an elected democratic head of state and the monarchy to be abolished. TThe organization’s CEO, Graham Smith, criticized the Prince of Wales’ excessive spending on luxury travel around the world in an interview with Express.co.uk.
“Prince Charles and his brother Andrew are particularly ostentatious in their expenses.
“They travel all over the world in considerable luxury.
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“It’s a tough competition, they’re all just as bad as each other. ”
In the same interview, Smith described the royal family as not responsible and secret in a scathing attack on the institution.
The CEO of Republic told Express.co.uk that cost is just a symptom of why the UK should get rid of the monarchy.
“They get away with it because they are secret and do not reveal information about the money spent and what they are doing behind closed doors. “
“We are supposed to be a democracy, we have been debating democracy and the will of the people for the past four years.
“We do not then turn this same logic towards the monarchy.
“So it doesn’t meet the standards we should expect from an institution in this country these days. “