Perhaps Queen should offer Buckingham Palace to Parliament


While renovation of the Palace of Westminster is debated, I’m reminded that when it burnt down in 1834 King William IV offered Buckingham Palace to Parliament. 

The 658 MPs – there are 650 now – would have occupied the ballroom. The king was keen to off-load it but his offer was declined. 

Perhaps the Queen, who prefers Windsor, could make the offer again. Buckingham Palace has 775 rooms, a staff lounge, a cinema, a bar and a very comfortable mess.

 It also has a barber’s room, a gym, a dental surgery, medical facilities, a post office, a swimming pool and a large garden. There are also secret tunnels to Whitehall and Westminster.

Buckingham Palace (pictured) has 775 rooms, a staff lounge, a cinema, a bar and a very comfortable mes

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