Campaign News & Updates

Royal overseas junkets must come to an end: Republic

Following news of Prince William's planned trip to East Asia campaign group Republic has called on the government to stop sending royals abroad.

Prince Charles, Guardian court case shows law must change: Republic

Campaign group Republic has called on all Westminster parties to agree a change to freedom of information laws.  The call comes in light on a protracted legal case between the Guardian and the government over access to Prince Charles's letters to ministers.
 

Charles will bring down monarchy if he speaks out: Republic

Campaign group Republic has this evening warned that Prince Charles will bring down the monarchy, if

It’s #Lab14 – a message for @Ed_Miliband

Whatever side you took in the referendum, the debate that’s followed is a real opportunity to put the republican case.

Democratic revolution now needed, no sacred cows, no no-go areas for citizens

Campaign group Republic has called for nothing short of a 'democratic revolution' in Britain following Scotland's No vote and has said this opportunity will spur on the republican movement.

Queen's referendum role should face Commons inquiry: Republic

Campaign group Republic has called for a parliamentary inquiry into the Queen's "underhand, deliberate and provocative" interventions into the Scottish independence referendum.

Royal baby reminder that British democracy has limits, no-go areas for voters

The announcement of the new royal baby is a clear reminder that in Britain we're not all born equal - that British democracy has its limits, according to campaign group Republic.

The group's chief executive Graham Smith said today:

Royal politics must be exposed and held to account: Republic

Campaign group Republic has today called on the government to stop Prince Charles and other royals from influencing policy behind closed doors.
 

Palace spin on royal finances needs to stop: Republic

Campaign group Republic has called on Buckingham palace to break with tradition and stop their dishonest spin around the royal finances.
 

Cost of monarchy report published: £300m lost to taxpayer last year

Campaign group Republic has published its fully revised report on royal finances, "Worth Every Penny?", detailing the hidden costs that include Duchy income, costs met by local councils and the sovereign support grant.
 

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