Behind the pageantry of the jubilee lies the seamier side of working to support the monarchy. We’ve all now read about the disgraceful exploitation of unpaid young people on a compulsory work placement being forced to sleep rough in central London by a Tory-supporting ‘charity’. Here, a cleaner in the Royal household talks about the bad conditions and poor health and safety they have to endure in Buckingham Palace, and the fact they don’t even get the London living wage. Sign the petition in support of the cleaners here. Fortuntely, some of them are members of PCS.