Leaked Emails Show DfT Officials Lied About Northern Rail

Bombshell from Lisa Nandy at PMQs. She has been leaked emails between officials at the Department for Transport which admit key northern routes are ‘not really valued’:

They admit as early as 2015 that key routes will be axed, despite ministers publicly saying the routes would be saved:

And they discuss spreading false information about route closures to trick the public into backing the government:

Somewhat contravenes the civil service code… someone’s gonna get sacked…


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