Theresa May urged to personally step in and end Northern rail chaos

Theresa May has been urged to personally step in and end the rail chaos plaguing commuters in the North of England. Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham called for the Prime Minister to intervene, claiming there were no signs of improvement, despite repeated demands for action from failing Transport Secretary Chris Grayling. In a letter to Theresa May, he wrote that […]

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Tory Transport Chris Grayling insists he’s ‘not a specialist in rail matters’

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling today insisted he wasn’t to blame for the rail timetable chaos causing misery to thousands of commuters, insisting he was not a “specialist in rail matters”. The Secretary of State was being grilled at a session of the Transport Select Committee, which started six minutes late. Committee chair Lilian Greenwood told Mr Grayling the committee had […]

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