Garden Bridge Trust: Finance

Department for Transport written question – answered on 12th March 2019.

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Photo of Steve Reed Steve Reed Shadow Minister (Digital, Culture, Media and Sport) (Civil Society)

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, for what reasons his Department decided to increase the cap on the amount of funding between February and May 2016 for the Garden Bridge Trust that could be used for pre-construction activity.

Photo of Jesse Norman Jesse Norman Minister of State (Department for Transport)

A decision was taken by the former Transport Minister to allow an increase in pre-construction spend to £13.5m to allow the Garden Bridge Trust to carry out essential activities related to the construction of the Bridge.

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