The son of Sex Pistols manager Malcolm McLaren has set £5m worth of punk memorabilia ablaze. 
But Joe Corre, founder of the Agent Provocateur underwear company, was widely criticised, with many people saying the valuable objects should have been used to raise money for charity. 
Mr Corre set fire to the items – which included posters, rare records and a doll, which used to belong to Sid Vicious – on board a barge on the River Thames.
Also in the fire were effigies of Boris Johnson, David Cameron, Theresa May and George Osborne.
Dame Vivienne Westwood watched from the banks of the river as fire fighters waited nearby.
Mr Corre previously said he was angered by Punk London’s plans to mark 40 years of the sub-culture.
The programme, which includes events, gigs and exhibitions, is supported by partners including the Mayor of London, British Library and British Film Institute (BFI).
Before burning the items on Saturday, Mr Corre said: “Punk was never, never …