Below is the text of Mr Major’s written Parliamentary Answer on the Civil List on 7th December 1989.
Mr. Vaz To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what was the total amount payable under the Civil Lists Acts to the royal family for each year since 1979 and for the present year.
Mr. Major Following is the information:
Payments for the Civil List under the Civil List Acts 1937, 1952. 1972 and 1975 | Repaid by Her Majesty The Queen
Year | £ | £
1979 2,996,600 218,200
1980 3,791,350 263,800
1981 4,249,273 285,073