"It is wrong for Network Rail to be paying out such large sums to senior managers”

Business quote of the day.

“With many passengers facing overcrowded services and delayed and cancelled trains, it is wrong for Network Rail to be paying out such large sums to its senior managers”

Labour’s shadow transport secretary, Maria Eagle, criticises the bonus payouts received by executives at Network Rail.

George Osborne visits Manchester HS2. Photograph: Getty Images

Helen Roxburgh is the online editor of Economia

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The New Statesman Cover: The revenge of the left

A first look at this week's magazine.

22 - 28 September issue
The revenge of the left