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Pay increase for 91-year-old Queen upsets UK public

- on the local scene radio show host Paul A. Peart aka 'Gadiethz' is very disturbed that the Queen is receiving a pay increase for ‘no reason’
Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth 11, is set to receive an 8 percent pay increase from public funds after the Crown Estate's profits increased by £24 million ($40.4 million). Photo: UK Mirror
But the UK public disagrees. After the announcement about the pay increase for Her Majesty was made, many took to Twitter to voice their anger and disappointment on the matter. Photo: Huffington Post
But the UK public disagrees. After the announcement about the pay increase for Her Majesty was made, many took to Twitter to voice their anger and disappointment on the matter. Photo: Huffington Post
Mr Paul A. Peart aka ‘Gadiethz’t, host of the International Morning Ride Show on ZROD 103.7 FM, is not in favour of the pay increase for Her Majesty. Photo: Facebook
Mr Paul A. Peart aka ‘Gadiethz’t, host of the International Morning Ride Show on ZROD 103.7 FM, is not in favour of the pay increase for Her Majesty. Photo: Facebook
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – She may be well past the age of retirement, at 91, but Her Majesty The Queen, Elizabeth II, is still on the job and is about to receive an 8 percent pay increase.

According to the BBC, Her Majesty is set to receive an 8 percent pay increase from public funds after the Crown Estate's profits increased by £24 million ($40.4 million).

And according to the Huffington Post, once added to her existing income, the Queen will bring in more than £82 million ($138 million) by the end of 2017.

Sir Alan Reid, keeper of Her Majesty's private income, believes the money is being perfectly redirected. "What the Queen does and represents for this country, I believe it represents excellent value for money," he told the BBC.

Public pissed

But the UK public disagrees. After the announcement was made, many took to Twitter to voice their anger and disappointment on the matter.

A Scott Nelson tweeted: “The Queen is set for a mammoth £40million pay rise, while nurses, firefighters and soldiers get a paltry 1%.”

A Jason Spacey wrote: “I bet the people moaning about the Queen getting a £6m pay rise have never tried waving at people from a gold carriage.”

A Michael tweeted: We pay £150k for Prince Charles flights and £82 mn to the Queen to 'upgrade' her home. Meanwhile disabled people crowdfund for wheelchairs…”

A Brenna tweeted: “As part of the UK we pool and share resources like next year the queen gets 82 million pounds & poor people get screwed.”

It was recalled too that in November 2016, The Guardian revealed Her Majesty received a 66 per cent pay raise to fund the £369 million ($621.6 million) refurbishment and repair of Buckingham Palace. The palace, which was said to be at a risk of "catastrophic building failure," requires 10 years' worth of work.

Heartbreaking situation- ‘Gadiethz’

Today, June 27, 2017, Paul A. Peart aka ‘Gadiethz’, host of the International Morning Ride Show on ZROD 103.7 FM, was at a loss as to why Her Majesty The Queen will be receiving a £6 million pay increase.

Mr Peart declared that the situation is very heart breaking and he is not in favour of the increase at all. “Who authorized this pay increase for the Queen?”

According to Mr Peart, “We are here in the midst of water and we are thirsty. I asked my boss for a pay increase couple years well and I can’t get it as yet. I have been saying that business places have been making a lot of money off of what I talk and so forth but look, the Queen has gotten a pay increase.”

He added that the United Kingdom has been advising the Territory’s leaders to curve their spending but on the other hand, they are significantly increasing the Queen’s pay.

Where is the money coming from?                                                                    

As the talk show host continued on the subject, he pointed out that the Queen’s official net expenditure increased by 2 million pounds for just last year alone.

“Right now she is getting 42 million pounds. Now this is not a joke thing people. I think that this Queen is reaping in a lot of money from these foreign Overseas Territories and these so called Commonwealth and nobody can see the Queen’s paper work,” noted Mr Peart.

30 Responses to “Pay increase for 91-year-old Queen upsets UK public”

  • The new wall (27/06/2017, 15:34) Like (13) Dislike (9) Reply
    We ask jamacia to pay for it!
  • royal princess (27/06/2017, 15:46) Like (9) Dislike (12) Reply
    matchin hat and suit dont cost two cents. this is royalty we talkin bout...priceless national treasure. tradition aint cheap.
    • Inhumane (28/06/2017, 11:18) Like (4) Dislike (2) Reply
      Genetic inferiority shouldn't cost that much....well then again Edomites always over estimate and over value themselves.

      Enjoy Global warming mean while the rest of the persecuted race may just add a little sunscreen to help.
  • i mean.... (27/06/2017, 15:54) Like (7) Dislike (1) Reply
    Really?
  • well sa (27/06/2017, 16:01) Like (29) Dislike (16) Reply
    Who cares what you think? Go back Jamaica I am sick of hearing you now.
  • And the beat goes on... (27/06/2017, 16:02) Like (22) Dislike (0) Reply
    "Do what I say, not what I do;" some of ours have learned her majesty lessons well.
    • No issues locally (28/06/2017, 11:01) Like (2) Dislike (1) Reply
      The queen is paid out of the Crown Estate, which manages the royal assets.
      There are no contributions to her budget from the Commonwealth or the OTs.

      The greater and more relevant question is, does the UK, the Commonwealth or the OTs need a queen?
  • ISIS (27/06/2017, 16:06) Like (6) Dislike (0) Reply
    watching
  • pale face (27/06/2017, 16:09) Like (11) Dislike (0) Reply
    She badly in need of a tan, just saying...
    • wize up (27/06/2017, 19:24) Like (9) Dislike (1) Reply
      @ pale face: she should join the BVI police and get a tan like the other old retired U.K. Subjects out here collection my tax money: drinking more beer than what crime them solving.....
  • belonger (27/06/2017, 16:17) Like (37) Dislike (3) Reply
    Your Majesty, I have a family and I'm brokes, this is what I want for me and my Family to live comfortably and not hand to mouth, a 4bedroom Town House with swimming pool, A Bad Man's Wagon (BMW) X8, $1m per family member, that's just small change to you, its our share of the reparation money owed to my family line who was in Slavery by England. When could I receive it PLZ. Thank You.
  • summertime! (27/06/2017, 16:47) Like (18) Dislike (0) Reply
    With all that extra windfall, the monarch can now catch a connected flight from Miami to the BVI on "BVI Airways" to add a nice little tan to go along with it. Flights to begin when again.....?
  • fyah ras (27/06/2017, 17:16) Like (16) Dislike (7) Reply
    Tell them brethren. While them getting rich for nothing on this earth we are the ones suffering. Wa she getting pay for. What's her talent again. When jah ready fi dem hope they can take their pay increase too. She need to pay for our repatriation back to Africa that we been asking her for from so long. No one is above JAH. And to the disrespectful ones talk folly bout Gadiethz he's one of the realist kings out there that will tell the thing how he sees it. One person talking bout he should go back Jamaica because they tired of hearing him now. Move up ignorant fool. Is people like you that will take your death like a sheep. Foolishness you ah talk. @well sir!!!
  • uk national (27/06/2017, 17:56) Like (12) Dislike (4) Reply
    I didn't hear him say a word when Portia Simpson got her raise....LOL
  • one eye (27/06/2017, 17:59) Like (4) Dislike (9) Reply
    Whooo I love that yellow on her
  • King James version (27/06/2017, 18:00) Like (9) Dislike (2) Reply
    This is embarrassing news. Then again this is what king James version teach us. "Give to Caesar the things of Caesar" Today's people are not easily brain wash like those days....This is greed and selfishness to the Max.... You all believe in the king James version should be OK with this...I don't.. Brain wash deceptive, steeling..Robbery.. Nonsense
  • bvi (27/06/2017, 18:02) Like (6) Dislike (4) Reply
    why all d ramp and wave, this has no bearings on us, the UK does nothing for us financially, we take care of our own financial woes, if they want give a a human sacrifice, so be it, to hell with them and her, what that has to do with us.
  • What D F. (27/06/2017, 18:24) Like (17) Dislike (0) Reply
    This is what it has to do with us...This is all Africa Money...This is our fore-paremts blood swet tears screams and grave money...Yea..This is why it should bother us.. You, we are from the blood line of slaves...Thus is rightfully our money that they steel and rob us of...
    • Lookandlive (27/06/2017, 20:08) Like (13) Dislike (1) Reply
      I agree, What D.F. People who do not know their history come on here talking piss again. These British people went to Africa and their "yewis" open wide when they saw royalty. They came back to Europe out of the caves and started to terrorize the world, raking and scraping what lands they could get for themselves and putting slaves to work for them below dog standards. Don't worry, payback is right around the corner. The face of the UK will change and there wouldn't be Monarchy again for the Monarchy will be the minority. How long, not long, vengence will be sweeter, for our Ancestors will repay the British.
  • Lia 521 (27/06/2017, 19:40) Like (6) Dislike (12) Reply
    yardy better go back to jamdown
  • Interested (27/06/2017, 19:51) Like (7) Dislike (7) Reply
    Why is this the business of the morning show hosts?what is it to him or the rest of us for that matter?
  • Thiefingself (27/06/2017, 19:55) Like (13) Dislike (1) Reply
    The Queen should be paying $1M a year repatriation to the Virgin Islands for each year she is alive for the free sweat and labour of the African people. This is why we in the Virgin Islands should not sing "Send Her Victorious Happy And Glorious Long to Reign Over Us No More." These are thiefing royalties who enslaved our people and is reaping millions in interest off our free labour. The Monarchy stole so much from Africa they should be ashamed of themselves. But the tables are turning, UK. Her Majesty, the day is fast approaching, you will be a minority in your own land. That is how the Ancestors will reward you for your role you played in the Slave Trade. Thanks to our Ancestors, you will get a "black" grand-child soon. We don't care what raise she gets. We care about her paying back what she stole from Africa -- set ah old thieves. Never knew anything about kings and queens until they hit Africa. The history books are open to us and we are reading; we know who you are, British Monarchy. The Muslims and Indians and people of colour will soon tell you what time it is in your own land. As sure as Africa was the foundation of civilization, so will the British be strangers and minorities in their own land. The day is fast approaching and we in the Virgin Islands should run to hell from being under the Oppressors of our Ancestors.
  • ...... (27/06/2017, 20:49) Like (22) Dislike (1) Reply
    God save our gracious queennnnnnnnnn......what a load of crock....
  • @Thiefingself (27/06/2017, 22:31) Like (11) Dislike (0) Reply
    Any black person in the Virgin Islands who sings that song is a damn fool and is still a slave mentally. But the clowns prefer to attack Gadeithz while claiming "this has nothing to do with us"....
    • fyah ras (28/06/2017, 09:56) Like (5) Dislike (1) Reply
      A set of moo moo this BVI have. Them people lost till they can't be found. They got strength for their own people but can't tell the so call government when there is nonsense is going on. Clowns them is for real. Smh.
      • ABOUTTHEM (28/06/2017, 12:28) Like (5) Dislike (1) Reply
        This article is not about our Government. What, if any negatives our people have done, cannot compare to what the British did to the Africans. Time to unite our own people. Let us keep our focus. We can never be a free people until we avenge our ancestors. We cannot remain under the hold or be the citizens of the Oppressive Nation. Listen, people, can't you hear the ancestors crying out, can't you hear the message coming forward? They are saying, listen, look around, we have nothing to fear, there are more ancestral angels with us than who are against us. We shall win. As along as we put our hope in the Most High, we will succeed. The fallen compatriots of the Virgin Islands did not go in the spirit world for naught. They are waiting for the day for their ultimate assignment, to help liberate our people, to help free us from the hands of the British. We existed long before we knew the British and we will continue to exist after they are gone. Start the movement, let's press forward, people, WE MUST SEEK SELF-DETERMINATION for our NATION.
  • pat (27/06/2017, 22:45) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    I'm sorry. But you gotta love this
  • Interested (28/06/2017, 05:30) Like (0) Dislike (5) Reply
    May God continue to to bless and save the Queen.Alljustice rests with Him.Why all the fuss and quibble ?
    • for real (28/06/2017, 11:22) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
      I mean for real! So we can atleast hope to see a remake of the French Revolution named the British Revolution see some pale heads in a basket.....hmm sound like a receipe.
  • jah (28/06/2017, 12:51) Like (11) Dislike (3) Reply
    Yes the host is from ja however what he saying is true .At least he is a role model is not where you come from is your attitude that reach altitude . Am ja not a fan of him . Still I rise "


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