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The Guardian – Robert Booth – Secret Royal Veto Power Over New Laws To Be Exposed – 1 September 2012

A little-known power enjoyed by the Queen and Prince of Wales to alter new laws is due to be exposed after the government lost a legal battle to keep details of its application private.

The information commissioner has ruled that the Cabinet Office must publish an internal Whitehall guide to the way the senior royals are consulted before legislation is introduced to ensure it does not harm their private interests. Continue reading