The iconic Scotland Yard sign, which has been moved 15 yards, cost £68,000 to move. 

The MailOnline report:

The Metropolitan Police has come under fire for spending £68,000 moving New Scotland Yard’s world-famous revolving sign – just 15 yards.

The move comes as the force, which has to make £500 million of savings by 2015, plans to sell the building anyway.

The staggering sum – the equivalent starting salary of two constables – is understood to be more than twice the initial estimate for the work.

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