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9 February, 2021 12:00 AM printer

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Claims the British Queen blocked government legislation in the 1970s are “simply incorrect”, Buckingham Palace says. Documents published by the Guardian suggest the monarch’s personal lawyers successfully lobbied ministers to change a draft law in order to conceal her private wealth. The papers were unearthed as part of an investigation into a process known as Queen’s consent. Queen’s consent is always granted where requested, the palace said.


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