Posts Tagged ‘ Justine Greening ’

Of politicians and brains mark 2

Sep 10th, 2012 | By

I go away for few days and return to find a new transport secretary and half a tourism minister. Was it something I said? Making sense of what the change means is difficult but then that could be because politicians are involved.

Of airports and trains, politicians and brains…

Aug 28th, 2012 | By

This morning the Transport Secretary, Justine Greening has gathered media coverage by the shedload. Firstly she suggested that the appointment of First Group to run the west coast rail line would go ahead and secondly that there would be no u-turn on a third runway at Heathrow.

The government and Heathrow

Mar 26th, 2012 | By

At the last election both the Conservatives and the Liberal Democrats said no to a third runway at Heathrow. Boris said that it would be built over his dead body. Justine Greening, the Transport Secretary, campaigned against it and her constituency sits under the flight path. Now stories in the Guardian and the Daily Telegraph suggest the government is having a rethink.