§ Mr. Gordon Prentice
To ask the Prime Minister if he will enter discussions with the Prince of Wales with a view to seeking agreement to increase the voluntary contribution to the Exchequer from the Duchy of Cornwall from 25 per cent. of income to 40 per cent.
§ The Prime Minister
No. As explained in the report of the royal trustees dated 11 February 1993 (HC464) the Prince of Wales stopped making voluntary contributions to
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the Exchequer in April 1993. Instead he voluntarily agreed to pay income tax on his personal income in the same way as other taxpayers.