Budget: Royals get more to spend

Queen Beatrix, crown prince Willem Alexander and princess Máxima will get a combined €6.1m from the state next year, an increase of €100,000. The royal household costs the state a further €84m for security, the upkeep of palaces, air travel and PR.

Thank you for donating to DutchNews.nl.

We could not provide the Dutch News service, and keep it free of charge, without the generous support of our readers. Your donations allow us to report on issues you tell us matter, and provide you with a summary of the most important Dutch news each day.

Make a donation