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King Charles chose Kate’s hospital to save taxpayers money | Royal | News

King Charles chose Kate’s hospital to save taxpayers money | Royal | News

He considers it his duty to save money by having only one police presence stationed outside the same hospital. The cost of security for the royals is not discussed publicly by Palace aides or by Scotland Yard but it is estimated to cost around £7,000 per day. John Moore, Managing Director of Westminster Security, told the Express: “The Met Police could be saving as much as £20,000 over the weekend with King Charles and Princess Kate colocating at the same private hospital by sharing security resources.” Camilla accompanying her husband to hospital was another break with tradition. It has been rare for a spouse to travel with a senior royal to receive care, with the late Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip always going for treatment alone. Veteran royal commentator Richard Fitzwilliams said: “Camilla being with the King shows the strength of their remarkable partnership. They really are soulmates.” Sources said Camilla stayed until doctors confirmed the King’s surgery was a success. When she left almost seven hours after he was admitted, onlookers called out: “We …