I'm on, the DRF should have given Alexandra a large lump sum of money and no apanage. She could have also have the option of continuing with her charities without compensation.
: There is an ongoing debat in various serious
: and less serious parts of the Danish media
: about the way members (and even former
: members) of the Danish Royal Family are
: being paid for their services.
: The fact that, in 2017, Crown Princess Mary
: still gets paid via her husbands apanage
: (just like the former Prince Consort
: received his payments through the Queen's
: apanage) is something that angers many Danes
: who think the Crown Princess ought to
: receive her own, independent, payment for
: her work!
: Princess Benedikte also gets paid via her
: elder sisters' apanage which is a
: compensation for her activities in Denmark
: (and those are many!).
: As in many other surrounding monarchies
: these apanages are a hot item in various