A review into the West Coast Main Line franchise will be 'tainted' because it is not independent, claims former transport secretary Lord Adonis.
Sam Laidlaw, a non-executive of the Department of Transport which was responsible for the fiasco, has been asked to look into the process.
The true cost of the fiasco over the West Coast Main Line franchise is only just beginning to become clear.
A critical report by MPS has condemned the £50 million cost to the taxpayer caused by the West Coast Mainline fiasco.
Transport Secretary and Derbyshire Dales MP Patrick McLoughlin has told MPs today that mistakes over West Coast should not have been made.