MP backs Eden Project on gift aid claims

Link: Brown threatens Eden Project growth

The organisers of the Chelsea Flower show, the Royal Horticultural Society, also recently hit out at Gordon Brown’s plans to scrap the scheme after a recent pilot at its Devon garden, Rosemoor, proved a massive success.

Other major charities to be affected by the chancellor’s changes include London Zoo. John Barrett, Liberal Democrat MP for Edinburgh West, said: ‘Any short-term change of funding could have a disastrous long-term effect.’

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