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'Very angry' Khan hits back at Garden Bridge Trust


For Paul Finch: 'Determined to rubbish his predecessor's initiatives' could surely equally well be seen as increasingly reluctant to saddle everyone (and not just his own electorate) with an open ended commitment to help finance what many consider to be a clumsy and breathtakingly expensive monument to the power of a small bunch of privileged and manipulative people at a time of increasingly severe public expenditure cutbacks in the name of austerity - cutbacks that really are impacting a great number of people. The few were bent on getting their own way, even if it involved making a mockery of the planning system and both abusing and corrupting Transport for London - and some of the backers of the Garden Bridge were drawn from the very establishments that, for their own self-enrichment, helped to facilitate the financial crash that's caused the need for austerity now. We might be able to convince ourselves that a naked emperor is fully clothed, Mr Finch, but in reality he's not.

Posted date

15 August, 2017

Posted time

4:44 pm