The Cost of Royalty
Hague concern as Tony Blair's police bodyguards cost £250,000 in expenses
It comes in addition to the basic cost to the public of protecting Mr Blair and his family over a year, including officers’ wages, which is estimated at £6 million.
Mr Blair is thought to have boosted his personal fortune to £20 million since leaving office.
Tony Blair's fortune is predicted to be £45million next year
The Queen's Civil List is frozen at £7.9million. The Crown Estate’s surplus (profit) goes to the Exchequer and helps reduce the fiscal deficit. In the past decade, The Crown Estate has contributed £1.8 billion to the Exchequer.