From the East Coast franchising to scrapping rail electrification schemes, and much more besides, this past year has seen a raft of failings on the watch of the current Transport Secretary Chris Grayling. That’s why I applied for this debate with the support of other backbench MPs from all main parties. During the three hour debate, the Secretary of State must come to the House of Commons to answer for these failings.
There are four key questions.
First, in the wake of the East Coast debacle, he needs to answer questions about our rail franchising system.
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