David McClure on royal finances

David McClure has written a very interesting piece for the International Business Times on the royal family’s mysterious finances.

‘They do things differently on Planet Windsor. That’s the term given by Prince Charles’s most recent biographer to the rarefied world inhabited by the royal family. What Catherine Mayer had in mind were the peculiarities and rivalries of court life, but in my experience researching a book on the wealth of the Windsors it also applies to how the royal family is immune to the normal rules of public scrutiny.’

I tried to find out just how rich the royal family is - it’s a well-kept secret

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David McClure

David McClure is a television producer and freelance writer and journalist. He has worked for Reuters, BBC News and Thames Television and made current affairs programmes for Channel 4 and Sky News.   He was also written for The Sunday Times and The Guardian and is currently developing a...More about David McClure