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Re: The allowance
A very elegant solution. Recently, the PM was criticized in Parliament for the planned allowance which is stated down in the Constitution. The only one could can decide about this is the recipient herself. The timing is also right: right after her graduation (*cum laude*) from grammar school, and about five months before she turns 18.
She has been more specific. The allowance is partially a personal salary and partially expenses. The personal salary will be completely returned and the expenses everything she does not need. No doubt she will have some expenses in private secretary and occasional representational costs that she will pay from that part and the rest is going to be reimbursed.
Princess Amalia has written to the PM to say that she would be “uncomfortable” accepting her allowance at present and will not do so until she is a working royal.