Following the revelation that the Rebekah Brooks trial cost £100M, compared with the £36M cost of the entire royal family, Her Majesty has announced that "On the grounds of parity, we have have submitted a demand for a pay rise, and we have decided to take industrial action forthwith in support of our claim."
On a recent official royal engagement the Queen was reported to have sat stony faced, gazing straight ahead with her arms folded, resolutely declining to wave. A spokesman for the National Union of Monarchs described the strike as "100% solid, with the complete support of the entire membership. In a ballot, there was a 100% turnout of the member, who unanimously supported her own proposal."
[There might possibly be the basis of a story here, if any Biscuiteer has the talent and the energy to pick up on the idea and actually make it into a funny submission.]