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News & Updates

Low wages at palace a 'failure of leadership' from the Queen

Campaigners have accused the Queen of a failure of leadership and showing contempt for her staff, following news that palace workers are balloting on whether to go on strike.

Royal secrets law must now change

Republic has welcomed the Supreme Court decision in the Guardian’s fight for release of prince Charles's letters.
 

Royal secrecy laws must change, regardless of Charles letters decision

Rules about the disclosure of royal lobbying must change, campaigners have said today - whichever way the Surpreme Court rules on Thursday.

Events

11 April 2015

We will be running a stall at the live a Better Life Festival in Liverpool!

18 April 2015

We are returning to the city centre to raise awareness of the campaign and spread our message!

11 May 2015

Come and hear an informative lecture on republicanism from our CEO Graham Smith at the Birmingham and Midland Institute.

Monarchy Myth Buster

It's good for tourism

This claim is untrue and irrelevant. Even VisitBritain, our national tourist agency, can't find...

It has no power – it's just for decoration

The Queen certainly does have power, including the power to sign international treaties and depl...

It unites the country

You only have to look around to realise that Britain is no more unified than many republics – in...

It doesn't cost much – it's great value for money

Our opposition to the monarchy isn't about money, it's about principles. If the monarchy cost no...

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