The Duke and Duchess of Sussex were urged by MPs to refund the money spent on their Windsor home after netting a megabucks deal with Netflix last week worth between $50m and $100million.
According to The Sun,a spokesman for The Duke and Duchess of Sussex has issued the following statement: “A contribution has been made to the Sovereign Grant by The Duke of Sussex.
“This contribution, as originally offered by Prince Harry, has fully covered the necessary renovation costs of Frogmore Cottage, a property of Her Majesty The Queen, and will remain the UK residence of The Duke and his family.”
Grade II-listed Frogmore Cottage in Windsor was a wedding gift from the Queen but remains empty after Meghan and Harry left for LA with baby Archie.
Originally, the couple were said to be paying rent of £18,000 a month to keep the home as their UK if they returned to the UK.
Frogmore had fallen into disrepair before the couple moved in.
Builders worked around the clock for about six months so they could move in before the birth of baby Archie.
It needed extensive rewiring — including a new electrical substation — and the installation of modern gas and water mains.
The public paid for the kitchen, bathrooms and even fitted wardrobes, as well as the services of a renowned interior designer.
Wooden ceiling beams and floor joists were also replaced while inefficient heating systems were updated.