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King Philippe gave 769 Belgians, each of 200 euro

King Philippe gave 769 Belgians, each of 200 euro

The Belgian king Filip has in 2016 to 769 Belgians, any one-time 200 euro as a present. Reports that the royal palace Tuesday.

Each year to receive the frost letters of nationals who, for a financial favor to ask. Last year climbed to 50,000 people in the pen, of whom 11,000 is due to a ‘social question’.

The vast majority of cases are referred to the social services, but a small number will get royal support. In total in 2016 to 154.000 euros.

In 2015, the king in at nearly 520 send letters asking for donations for an amount of approximately 104,000 euros. Also, he received approximately 50,000 letters, which, according to the palace also to be written by people who just add a story or want an anniversary report.

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