“This is an act of political spite to reward their friends in the City”

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“This is an act of political spite to reward their friends in the City”

Manuel Cortes, leader of the Transport Salaried Staffs' Association rail union, attacks the decision to open bidding for the East Coast rail franchise to private companies.

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Helen Roxburgh is the online editor of Economia