Wednesday 17 December 2014

Kew Gardens secures further funding for 2016

Kew Gardens

Kew Gardens is set to benefit from a further £2.3m worth of funding, the deputy prime minister has announced.
Nick Clegg said the money had been allocated to support research at the Royal Botanical Gardens until 2016.
Kew director Richard Deverell said it would go "towards managing our journey to a sustainable financial future".
The gardens added it was restructuring its operations and despite the funding announcement 125 jobs would be lost.
In September, Mr Clegg agreed to provide the gardens with £1.5m, to maintain resource funding for 2014/2015. More on this story
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