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Queen's household told to do more to cut costs

The Queen's royal household could be doing more to reduce its costs and increase income, and needs to get a firmer grip on a backlog of property repairs, according to MPs on the public accounts committee.

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Renting Buckingham Palace 'could make more money'

Buckingham Palace could be used to make more money for repairs Margaret Hodge, Public Accounts Committee chair has said.

Hodge also spoke of repairs needed at the royal residence, such as the boiler which has served the palace almost as long as the Queen and should be replaced due to the increasing costs of running it according the sixty-year-old appliance.

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