Charity Commission needs to properly investigate the Garden Bridge trustees

Caroline has urged the Charity Commission to fully investigate whether the trustees of the Garden Bridge project properly met their duty of care, after the cancelled project wasted £46m of public money.

Caroline said:

The Charity Commission claims its hands are largely tied, yet there is now clear legal advice that the trustees might have breached their duty to act with reasonable skill and care.

At a time when TfL is running a billion pound deficit I am amazed that the Mayor of London is so reluctant to investigate whether public money can now be recovered. It is long overdue that the Garden Bridge trustees faced exactly the same level of scrutiny as faced by the trustees of Kids Company.

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