will split her time between Windsor Castle and when she returns from her summer getaway at Balmoral so the public don't question the £369million refurbishment bill on her home, a royal expert has claimed.
Her Majesty, 95, has been a her summer home since June, plumber hiring it is her first stay at her beloved Scottish sanctuary since the death of her husband the in April.
Before her summer trip, she was living at Windsor Castle in Berkshire, but she is expected to spend more time in London on her return.
The Queen will split her time between Windsor Castle and Buckingham Palace when she returns from her summer getaway at Balmoral so the public don't question the £369million refurbishment bill on her London home, a royal expert has claimed
Speaking to royal editor Roya Nikkhah, said: 'I think the plan is for her to stay at Windsor.
'I expect we will see more activity with her back at Buckingham Palace as we approach the Platinum Jubilee next year.
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'I think she will resume residence again at Buckingham Palace in order to justify the £369,000,000 refurb.
'[Otherwise] many people would [think] ‘what's the point' of the [refurb].
The bill for the refurbishment will be met by taxpayers via the Sovereign Grant - the annual fee paid by the Government to the monarch - which this year came to £42million - with a third of the cash set aside for maintaining Royal palaces
Earlier this year, decided to carry on with her Balmoral holiday after a staff member at the Scottish estate tested positive for .
Her Majesty, who is double-jabbed, decided to stay in Scotland 'get back to normal' following the death of Prince Philip.
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