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Superyachts in Cannes, France. Allowing the royals to use one seized in the UK would be seen as a short-term, cost-saving option. Photograph: Westend61/Getty Images
Sūṗyots in Cán, Frans. Alawñ ɖ roylz t yz wn sizd in ɖ YC wd b sìn az a śort-trm, cost-sevñ opśn. Foṭgraf: Wstend61/Geti Iṃjz

Tori MPz lobi Nu 10 t let royl faṃli yz sizd Ruśn sūṗyot

(Transcription of an article published in the Guardian on Friday 1 April 2022)

MoD ofiślz xplorñ līgl ćaḷnjz, bt Boris Jonsn ‘fl stīm ahd’ wɖ pṛpozl

Mari Taim, Frîde 1 Epril 2022, wn minit past midnît

A  grūp v Tori MPz z lobiyñ Dǎnñ Strīt t cnsidr comndirñ wn v ɖ sūṗyots sizd az part v ɖ sañśnzreźīm fr ys bî ɖ royl faṃli.

Ɖ îdīa hz wún fevr wɖ sm sīńr figrz in Nu 10, ẃć wz wîdli criṭsîzd last yir aftr it cmiśnd a “naśnl flagśip” fr stetvizits bî ɖ Qīn, rportidli costñ £200m.

Alawñ ɖ roylz t yz a yot wd b sìn az a śort-trm, cost-sevñ opśn.

Ofiślz at ɖ Miṇstri v Dfns hv startd t scop ǎt ɖ līgl n practicl ćaḷnjz fr ɖ prîm̦inistr, hu z sd t b “fl stīm ahd” wɖ ɖ pṛpozl.

“Ɖz yots r stet v ɖ art,” sd royl bîogṛfr, Lila Prūf. “Bt ɖe wr bilt az flotñ plêpaḷsz fr oḷgarcs. Ɖ Qīn hz no obvịs nīd fr hoțubz n jetsciz.”

Untl 1997, ɖ Royl Yot Britańa sêld ɖ Qīn n uɖr membrz v ɖ faṃli acrs ɖ wrld.

Bt sins it wz dīc̣miśnd, ɖ Winzrz hv hd t rlî on cmrśl śips – līdñ t wn imbaṛsñ insidnt ẃn ɖ royl liṃzīn stōld on ɖ ramp v a drîv-on, drîv-of feri at Boulogne.

Rlịr ɖs wīc a £38m 200ft sūṗyot wz sizd at Cnẹri Ẃorf, aftr ɖ Naśnl Crîm Ejnsi rezd dǎts abt hu ǒnd it n hǎ it hd bn peid fr.

Bostñ a freś-wōtr swimñpūl n wînsélr, it cd nǎ spend munʈs or yirz biyñ impǎndd.

Ɖ ces promtd ɖ Cnsrṿtiv MP n formr sbmarinr Śiv R M’Timbrz t sjst ɖs wz xacli ɖ sort v sūṗyot ɖt cd b yzd bî Bucñm Palis.

“W mt az wel pt ɖz bots t sm gd ys,” h sd. “Aftr ol, ɖ roylz hv a rić hisṭri v tecñ ʈñz ɖt d’nt b’loñ t ɖm, n nvr gvñ ɖm bac! Bt d’nt qot m on ɖt.”

Instroduction to Ñspel

01/04/2022

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