Lord Ashcroft visits Bomber Command Memorial

RAF Bomber Command Memorial to be completed this summer Credit: ITN

Philanthropist Lord Ashcroft is to visit the Bomber Command Memorial for the first time today.

He gave the project the last £1,000,000 it needed to complete construction.

The Memorial in London's Green Park will honour the 55,573 men of Bomber Command who lost their lives in World War II.

The Memorial is currently under construction and is due to be completed by 28th June.