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  • Everywhere he goes, Boris Johnson leaves a trail of disaster

    Jon Trickett MP, Labour’s Shadow Minister for the Cabinet Office, commenting on the news that Boris Johnson ‘ignored expert advice’ on various projects costing taxpayers over £1bn, said “Everywhere he goes, Boris Johnson leaves a trail of disaster in his wake. Ignoring the advice of officials while wasting millions of pounds of taxpayers’ money on vanity projects is symptomatic of a man who sees politics as a game. His failures as mayor show that he can’t be trusted to run the country.”

    Garden Bridge Boris Johnson’s proposal for a Garden Bridge across the River Thames costed £43m of taxpayer’s money without a single brick ever being laid.

    Boris Island Boris Johnson supported the building of a £100bn new airport in the Thames estuary – dubbed ‘Boris Island’. Johnson continued to call for the idea even after the Airports Commission had rejected the plans that would have caused significant environmental problems. Transport for London set aside £5.2m on a feasibility schemefor an airport in the Thames estuary.

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