Charity Commission slates Garden Bridge Trust a ‘failure for charity’

Garden Bridge trees and plants

Debacle saw £50m of taxpayers' money wasted

The Garden Bridge has been labelled a "failure for charity" as the regulator charged with overseeing not-for-profit organisations says policy makers should in the future be careful about setting up a charity for delivering a public project.

The Charity Commission has published a report on the Garden Bridge Trust, in which it said its approach to transparency and accountability was not up to scratch.

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