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Minister: it's 'unfortunate' we spent 43m on Garden Bridge
Minister: it's 'unfortunate' we spent 43m on Garden Bridge

A Government minister has defended the decision to commit 30 million of Whitehall funds to the failed Garden Bridge. Andrew Jones MP said it was "unfortunate" that the scheme had not been built.

Pension fund buys Southwark Travelodge for 56.3 million

A pension fund has bought the freehold of the Travelodge London Southwark in Union Street for 56.3 million.

Pension fund buys Southwark Travelodge for 56.3 million
Footfall art installation at Southwark Cathedral during Lent
Footfall art installation at Southwark Cathedral during Lent

A 15-metre work of art at the high altar of Southwark Cathedral in the latest of a series of contemporary art installations to mark the season of Lent.

South Bank to feature in campaigns to promote UK domestic tourism

The South Bank will be promoted as one of London's most desirable places to visit as part of campaign to encourage domestic tourism within the UK.

South Bank to feature in campaigns to promote UK domestic tourism
MPs to debate Garden Bridge funding in Commons
MPs to debate Garden Bridge funding in Commons

The 43 million of public money spent on the failed Garden Bridge is to be debated by MPs in the Commons chamber next week after Labour's Rupa Huq secured an adjournment debate.

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