Are the royal family a drain on taxes? Would things be different if they were gone?
In this informative and visually appealing video feature, famed YouTuber CGPGrey walks us through the economic benefits and cost of the royal family. With characteristic wit and a procession of clever infographics, CGPGrey explains the monarchy’s relationship to the average Briton, showing us the ins and outs of Crown incomes and properties, the remaining political power of the Queen, and the real reason our castles are better than the ones in France (Hint: It’s not the decor).
Whether you are a royalist or a republican, this video is sure to entertain and illuminate, and ought to inspire intelligent and realistic discussion of an issue so often spoiled by idealism and popular misconceptions.