5 Nov 2022

The ‘Festival of Brexit’ under investigation for wasting public money

2022 has seen a number of major events in the UK: the Platinum Jubilee, the Commonwealth Games, and the Unboxed Festival.

The name might sound unfamiliar. It’s the celebration that was originally called by some “the festival of Brexit” – and it’s been taking place since March.

But the cultural spectacle has now been referred to the government’s spending watchdog after being accused of being a £120m waste of public money.