The criticisms were made by Labour MP Ian Davidson, who sits on the Commons Public Accounts Committee. Mr Davidson took exception to the £90,000 paid to the Prince in farm support and said: “It proved how ill the world is divided.”
He also drew attention to the £14m revenue accrued from the Prince’s Duchy Estate.
But a spokesman for Prince Charles said that most of the Estate’s post-tax income was used to meet the cost of his public and charitable work, and any farm support payments would be used solely for operations at Home Farm in Gloucestershire.
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