Tessa Jowell, the beleaguered and inept Olympics minister, has come up with a master plan to save money and reduce the ballooning London 2012 Olympics budget (currently standing at £12BN, and expected to rise to £20BN).
To present the medal winners with "locally sourced plants", rather than bouquets of expensively imported blooms.
Quote, as per The Guardian:
"We have fabulous British flowers in the summer.
It won't be necessary to fly flowers thousands of miles."
Why is this woman still in a job?
Olympic Medals won during the Beijing 2008 Olympics
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