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Labour’s plan to renationalise the railways doesn’t add up

26 April 2024

9:21 PM

26 April 2024

9:21 PM

Labour’s plan to renationalise the railways is not much of a plan at all. Rather, it is a list of goals: to eliminate ‘fragmentation, waste, bureaucracy’, to ‘bring down costs for taxpayers’ and to ‘drive-up standards for passengers’. All lofty ambitions, all lacking a strategy.

What little detail we do have points to significantly more bureaucracy.

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