The Times: Rail quango ‘will only strengthen unions’

Planned rail reforms will “strengthen and entrench union power” and “paralyse entire regions”, raising the risk of more strikes, the transport secretary has been warned. Four former rail ministers and the MP John Penrose have written to Grant Shapps warning that proposals for a new quango to oversee the railways…

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The Guardian: ‘You can’t pretend it doesn’t matter’: Johnson urged not to scrap Lord Geidt’s role

This article was written by Jamie Grierson and originally published in The Guardian. The government’s former anti-corruption champion has said it would be “quite a big mistake” for Boris Johnson to scrap the ethics adviser role after the resignation of Lord Geidt. The prime minister’s official spokesperson said on Thursday…

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