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DfT attacked in West Coast report

DfT attacked in West Coast report
An interim report on the West Coast Mainline fiasco has questioned the Department for Transport's capacity to run franchise processes. The report, published yesterday, raised "significant issues about the ability of the DfT effectively to conduct rail franchise competitions". The report also claims cost-cutting "significantly reduced both head count and external consultants", which seriously affected the department's ability to do its job.

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