William’s Duchy finance team meeting after inheriting £23m per year income

The Prince of Wales, who has inherited a £23 million-a-year income from the Duchy of Cornwall, held a meeting with the landed estate’s finance committee on Wednesday.William has become the 25th Duke of Cornwall following his father’s accession.As heir to the throne, the prince is entitled to the annual surplus generated by the Duchy’s vast portfolio of land, buildings and financial investments.He has also taken charge of overseeing the management of the estate, with the meeting understood to be a sign of the seriousness with which takes his new role.