David Cameron 'ignored civil servants over Garden Bridge funding'
David Cameron personally intervened to approve extra taxpayer funding for London's controversial Garden Bridge project, it has emerged.
The former prime minister did so against advice from officials, an investigation by the National Audit Office (NAO) found.
The NAO said nearly £23m of taxpayer money was now at risk of being lost.
Transport Minister Lord Ahmad said the government remained supportive of the project.
London mayor Sadiq Khan has ordered a full review of the proposals for the Thames river crossing.
'Formal direction' The Whitehall spending watchdog said government ministers... read more
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