The Mail Online report:

The Welsh government has been accused of a ‘culture of waste’ after it was revealed that it spent more than £100,000 on pot plants in just three years.

Critics have expressed dismay that so much money has been devoted to plants and floral arrangements at a time when the country has been in one of its worst economic crises and suffered from years of budget cuts.

In one year alone the Welsh Government spent nearly £40,000 on potted plants and other decorative fauna, according to a Freedom of Information request.

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