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West Coast franchise debacle will cost more than £50m

26th February 2013

AN IMPORTANT Parliamentary committee has slammed the handling of the West Coast Main Line franchise issue by the Department for Transport as displaying a "complete lack of common sense". The Public Accounts Committee warned that the cost to taxpayers could be considerably more than the £50m that has been estimated. The committee accused the department of making "fundamental errors".In a damning indictment of the Government’s handling of the affair, Labour MP Margaret Hodge, who chairs the committee, said: "If you factor......for the full story register now for free or login below...

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