Home renovations. I sense a reality show in the making…
Time for EPEP – English Pounds for English Palaces
Westminster Palace has suffered years of neglect and urgently needs major work. Built between 1840 and 1870 and damaged during WWII, it now features decaying stonework, subsidence, and asbestos
Query: Why hasn’t it already been closed?
Comment: Anywhere else would have been.
Re-flooring, re-wiring, re-pointing and re-plumbing all beckon.
According to an £8million investigation, repairs could cost from £3 to 7 billion in a time frame of 10-30 years, depending on whether MP move out or not.
Comment: Watch that £7bn treble by the time the work’s done.
Another paltry £150 million are needed to save Buckingham Palace.
The most famous tenant in the world
has occupied the crumbling palace for 90 odd years and has done no maintenance, despite receiving £35.7 million annually from British taxpayers. She’s hardly likely to start now, particularly since she’s not even paying for…
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