No More Budget Cuts for Royal Household

The Partido Popular and the Socialists have rejected calls for more cuts to the Spanish Royal Household, El País reported yesterday.

Queen Sofia at the opera.
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Two minority parties, including anti monarchists, say 8.26 million euros is too much money to pay for head of state operations. But Household defenders say Spain has the cheapest head of state system in Europe.

Prince Felipe meeting with military officials.
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The 8.26 million euros assignment for 2012 is 2 percent less than 2011.