107.Before he retired Richards earned a salary as high as 240000 as Chief of the Defence Staff and lived with his wife Caroline in a grace-and-favour apartment at Kensington Palace home to the Duke and Duchess of CambridgeRichards 62 also received perks worth almost 100000 relating to the cost of his official residence and travel As part of this the Goverment paid the estimated 28572 tax bill on the benefitsElevated to the House of Lords last year he can now take advantage of a 300 tax-free allowance each day he attends Parliament as well as enjoying the income from any company directorships he chooses to take onSince his retirement he has worked as an adviser to the International Institute for Strategic Studies and has made a number of corporate appearances with a company called Military Speakers? Bond provides?upon by the Tsar and Tsarina? don’t rock the boat,’To help defeat Hitler,Professor Sebastia