Interior of greenhouse
Media playback is unsupported on your device

Kew Gardens cuts 'recipe for failure' - MPs

The government's financial management of London's Kew Gardens is "a recipe for failure", MPs have warned.

The Science and Technology Select Committee claimed that cuts in government funding are placing Kew's world-class science status at risk.

The London-based organisation faces a financial black hole of £5.5m a year and has lost 47 core science posts.

Rebecca Morelle reports.

Go to next video: How tidal lagoon power plants work