Transport Secretary apologises to Branson

File photo dated 11/10/2011 of Sir Richard Branson
Sir Richard Branson Credit: Lewis Whyld/PA Wire

Sir Richard Branson has told ITV News he received a personal apology from the new Transport Secretary, Patrick McLoughlin, last night.

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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.