The wedding of Prince Harry, fifth heir to the throne, and his wife, American actress Meghan Markle, will cost British taxpayers of £ 30 million. This amount will be spent on guarding of Windsor, Berkshire, which will host the may 19 ceremony, which will be attended by more than 100,000 people.
About it writes on Thursday, March 20, the British tabloid The Daily Mail.
The Thames Valley police announces that operation to ensure the security of this Royal wedding will be the most large-scale in the history of the country. All the visitors who came to watch the festive procession, will have to go through the scanners at the airport. A police cordon will secure the Windsor castle and the chapel of St. George, where in the presence of six hundred guests will be a wedding.
The police also have to check all the trucks entering the enclosed area is to prevent another «car attacks».
Police use a network of cameras automatic number plate recognition (ANPR) to check for stolen or suspected vehicles in criminal databases.
Canceled vacations 4.200 police Scotland Yard – they will ensure the safety of the monarchs and their guests, and staff of the Maritime police will patrol the coast of the Thames. This activity also will be attended by the service of road safety and the national police service of air traffic.
Note that held at the 1981 wedding of Prince Charles and Diana Spencer cost the British only 4 million pounds. However, in recalculation on the modern prices, this amount increases threefold to 12 million