Personally, I think the slimming shoud go further to zero.
Well, the alternative is a presidential system, but we would no longer have the wealth of experience and the ‘soft power’ that Royalty gives us with such a system.
So although the system of monarchy has its faults, I think we have a good balance in this country.
What does need reform is the House of Lords. I would like to see that continue as are forming chamber, but occupied by people better equipped to carry out that role. There also needs to be a system in place to eject those who are not effective and not simply age related.