Transport Secretary Chris Grayling accused of 'another unjustified bailout'



Virgin has been awarded the new West Coast franchise and Lord Adonis said this was "without any competition whatsoever" and Stagecoach was being allowed to bid for further franchises "despite walking away from the East Coast mainline".
Lord Adonis claimed the Transport Secretary's actions were "costing the taxpayer very dearly" after peers heard a Government statement on the contract for running the East Coast franchise ending earlier than expected.
He told the Lords Mr Grayling was "undertaking another unjustified bailout of Virgin and Stagecoach at the... read more

 
6 February 2018 in Regional North West , Views: 25
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