The One Thing That's Really Ticked The British Off About Princess Eugenie's Wedding
Poor Princess Eugenie.
Not only has her wedding been delegated to a sequel on Twitter with the hashtag #RoyalWedding2 trending, her nuptials to commoner Jack Brooksbank are also copping some heat from the general British public.
According to the BBC, British taxpayers are expected to fork out an extra £2 million dollars (that's nearly AU$4 million), to help pay for extra security.
As security is provided by the police -- that experience ultimately ends up trickling down to the general public.
To put this into perspective, Thames Valley Police and Crime Commissioner, Anthony Stansfled, told the BBC that policing the wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex cost between £2 and £4 million.
But here's where the numbers really start blowing out.
So even though Thames Valley Police has to absorb the initial costs, they can still apply to the Home Office for a "special grant" for more cash with the tab, again, picked up by the taxpayer.
According to Sky News, that's exactly what they've done.
It's a fact which wasn't lost on scores of angry commentators, who took to Twitter to voice their outrage at the news:
Other's on the ground noticed the difference between the amount of police deployed for the event compared with the crowd turnout: