DfT rail deal official hits back

A senior Department of Transport official suspended over the mishandling of the West Coast Main Line rail franchise contract as hit out at her own department for "inaccurately portraying" her role and overstating her responsibility.

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FirstGroup CEO 'considering legal action'

The CEO of FirstGroup has just told me it is considering new legal action after today's admission of errors.

FirstGroup CEO Tim O'Toole giving evidence to the House of Commons last month Credit: PA Wire

He could also demand more compensation than currently on offer.

Tim O'Toole also told me he has " an apology but no explanation" and wants more information.

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