Numbers, as symbols, appear to be an occult method of communication between the "elite". Their own little cryptic code, perhaps undecipherable, perhaps illogical, however I doubt it.
Nevertheless, they use it. (See Binary Finary or Digital for some examples)
Another reared it's ugly head on 27th June, perhaps coincidentally, 27 is 3x3x3.
From the BBC:
Government spending on the monarchy rose by almost £1m to £33.3m in the last financial year, Buckingham Palce accounts have revealed.
The Queen's official expenditure increased by £900,000 in 2012-13, compared to the previous 12 months