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‘Warped and partisan’ Grayling blamed for rail ‘total chaos’

Transport secretary Chris Grayling was once again the victim of blatant ridicule and abuse in the media in early February due to his alleged mishandling of the Government’s rail franchising programme. Rik Thomas reports

16 February 2018
The day after the above story broke, former transport minister Andrew Adonis was scathing about his successor Chris Grayling in The Guardian
The day after the above story broke, former transport minister Andrew Adonis was scathing about his successor Chris Grayling in The Guardian

 

TRANSPORT SECRETARY Chris Grayling was under the media cosh once again in early February. One of his strongest critics was one of his predecessors, Lord Andrew Adonis. Writing in The Guardian on 7 February, Adonis said: “It’s time government stopped pandering to the super-rich. Chris Grayling’s bailout of Sir Richard Branson and Sir Brian Souter is so crass you may think him plain stupid. But that would be to mistake the ideology behind his shameless rewarding of the...

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