Harry and Meghan rented Frogmore’s cottage in advance “for a number of years” – as well as to pay 2. 2.4 million to taxpayers’ property spent on renovating Windsor property.
The Duke of Sussex and the Duchess were able to make the repayment after signing a lucrative deal with Netflix that is rumored to be worth more than 100 100 million.
Although the couple now lives in California with their son Archie, they have kept the Great II-listed property as their UK base.
After Harry and Meghan comes the news of top rent payments Full payment Renovation costs for Frogmore Cottage earlier this month.
Critics have been calling for money to be paid in their official purses following Royal’s decision to resign, who works for financial and personal freedom.
A source at the Veterans Palace said Sussex had made a “substantial contribution” to the sovereign grant – adding that the figures would only appear in next year’s royal statement.
Reuters, meanwhile, said the rent was set at a commercial rate.
A source told the news agency: “They have fulfilled their current obligations, debt obligations related to Frogmore Cottage and they have paid a fee which will acknowledge that they have been renting this property for several years.
“There will be an issue in the future when they will be expected to pay more.”
The anti-monarchy organization, Republican chief executive Graham Smith, called for a review of the deal with Harry and Meghan’s Frogmore.
He said: “All we have is a family taking advantage of their position (in terms of relationship) with public property. They are working on their own funds, doing their own books and then reporting on their own finances – there needs to be an independent investigation.
“I think the Crown Estate has questions about allowing the Royals to use the property in this way and why they are not more open about the financial transactions that are going on about the houses they have left to the Royals.”
As part of the Netflix agreement, Harry and Meghan will produce films and series for the stripping platform, including screenplay series, documentaries, documentaries, features and children’s programming.
The royal accounts for 2019-20 were also released on Friday, With a warning that the coronavirus epidemic could cause a ঘ 35 million deficit with
Statistics show that Harry and Meghan’s high-profile trip to South Africa cost £ 246,000 – and the Prince of Wales’ two-day trip to Oman cost 21 210,345.
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