A PEER has called for Prince Philip’s will to be published amid fears details of his personal fortune will be kept secret.
Prince Philip left an estimated £30million when he died last month aged 99[/caption]
And royal experts are worried the Palace and judges who rule on wills plan to keep his private.
Justice minister Lord Wolfson said a deceased’s representatives could apply to have a will closed to public inspection if that was “undesirable or otherwise inappropriate”.
Calling for transparency, royal finance expert David McClure said: “If it’s good enough for all citizens why shouldn’t it be good enough for the Royal Family?”
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“The reason you have testamentary transparency is to guard against fraud.
“It is a universal principal as fraud can go on in estates.”
Buckingham Palace were approached for comment but did not respond.