Police find no evidence of criminality in George Square probe
June 11 2013
An investigation was sparked in April following a complaint from a member of the public in the aftermath of the affair, three months after the competition collapsed in farce when Matheson declared that John McAslan & Partners winning design would not be built.
A separate probe by the public standards commissioner, at the behest of RIAS, is still ongoing and is expected to determine whether or not Matheson is guilty of violating the councillors’ code of conduct and contravening EU procurement legislation.
Scaled back plans for the square will see the famous red tarmac ripped up next month, to be replaced with grey epoxy resin in a £500k project ahead of the 2014 Commonwealth Games.
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