Queen Elizabeth raised the salary to $ 8 million
Queen Elizabeth II raised the salary of 5 million pounds sterling (7, 6 million USD). If Her Majesty has received 31 million pounds sterling last year, in the 2013/2014 financial year, this amount will rise to 36, 1 million. That's how much will taxpayers have to pay the United Kingdom for personal expenses Elizabeth II, the royal footmen and cooks, service of Buckingham Palace and other expenses.
This is the first raising of the royal salary over the last 20 years. And this despite the fact that only because of the financial crisis of 2008, Elizabeth II lost 37 million pounds - more than a third of personal investment capital. It is noteworthy that the British Ministry of Finance several times to the Government with a request to increase wages to the Queen of Great Britain, which last year celebrated the 60th anniversary of the accession to the throne.