A majority of MPs have called on the cabinet to explain why the cost of running the royal household has risen 36% to €113m last year.
The figures come from research by RTL Nieuws which says it is not clear what some of the money is spent on.
For example, both the home affairs and environment ministry contribute to the cost of security for queen Beatrix and her family, RTL says.
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