Newspaper Praises Budget Cuts

Spanish newspaper El Pais is praising King Felipe’s new budget cuts to Royal Household spending, including his own salary.

King Felipe and Queen Letizia visiting the Freixenet winery in Barcelona.  © Casa de S.M. el Rey
King Felipe and Queen Letizia visiting the Freixenet winery in Barcelona. © Casa de S.M. el Rey

The new King has moved to further professionalize the Crown, implementing new codes of conduct, including a ban on certain gifts.

Don Felipe has also moved to cut travel and protocol expenses, and boost technology.

King Felipe inspecting Spanish Armada operations. © Casa de S.M. el Rey
King Felipe inspecting Spanish Armada operations. © Casa de S.M. el Rey

King Juan Carlos had already started reforms and cuts, further making the Spanish Royal Household among the cheapest head of state operations in Europe.

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