Charity Commission is clear that the Garden Bridge was an expensive folly

The Charity Commission has released its report into the Garden Bridge project and the role of the trustees in overseeing the failure. It criticised the lack of transparency from the trustees, while not accusing the trustees of mismanagement or of breaking the law.

Caroline Pidgeon commented:

"The report is in some ways disappointing.

But the Charity Commission is, above all else, highlighting that the Garden Bridge project was a high-profile and expensive failure, with significant sums of public money thrown away for absolutely nothing of public benefit. This is clear to everyone it seems other than Boris Johnson and George Osborne, who so foolishly invested so much time and taxpayers’ money in this absolute folly of a project.

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