Could planners help unlock a new wave of charitable giving? A billionaire philanthropist thinks they can. John Caudwell, who made his fortune by building and selling his mobile phone business for £1.5 billion, is proposing to turn the air above a central-London car park into up to £100 million – and then give the money to charity.
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