Category list : Garden Bridge
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Thomas Heatherwick’s scrapped £200 million crossing, championed by former London mayor Boris Johnson, is to face fresh scrutiny from politicians following the hard-fought release of the Garden Bridge Trust’s meeting records
Sadiq Khan’s financial argument for backing the Garden Bridge during his first year as London mayor has been ridiculed after it emerged that Transport for London (TfL) had described its £20 million loan to the charity developing the scheme as a ‘gift’
Preparations to pay the charity behind the Garden Bridge project its final multi-million pound chunk of public money should be suspended, the shadow transport secretary has said
London’s mayor is happy to talk tough about the Garden Bridge scandal when it costs him nothing – just don’t expect him to say anything about TfL and its accountability, writes Will Hurst
The trustees of the Garden Bridge Trust may have breached their legal duties to act with reasonable skill and care, in the opinion of a leading QC
London Mayor Sadiq Khan has backed calls for a new Parliamentary or National Audit Office probe into the millions of pounds of UK taxpayers’ money spent on the Garden Bridge.
The minutes of the defunct Garden Bridge Trust reveal a self-assured clique who believed the project was unstoppable, writes Stella Smith
The Garden Bridge Trust raised less than £4 million in donations in the year before the controversial £200 million project was scrapped, despite spending almost four times this amount on ‘pre-construction costs’
Designer Thomas Heatherwick’s behind-the-scenes role on the charity developing the Garden Bridge included suggesting that trustees sign the construction contract and begin building work early, according to board meeting minutes
MPs are calling for a Parliamentary inquiry into the Garden Bridge after evidence emerged appearing to show the charity behind it may have misled Transport for London on its financial position as part of a successful bid for a further £7 million of public money