Chris Grayling

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Jeremy Corbyn attacks Chris Grayling over ‘fiasco’ of cancelled Brexit ferry contract to boatless Seaborne Freight

Jeremy Corbyn attacks Chris Grayling over ‘fiasco’ of cancelled Brexit ferry contract

Jeremy Corbyn attacks Chris Grayling over Seaborne Freight ‘fiasco'

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has attacked Chris Grayling over the ‘fiasco’ of having to cancel a no-deal Brexit ferry contract with a company that it did not have any boats.

Monday, February 11, 2019

Monday, February 11, 2019

Eurotunnel takes UK government to court over no-deal Brexit ferry contracts

Eurotunnel takes UK government to court over no-deal Brexit ferry contracts

Eurotunnel takes UK government to court over no-deal Brexit ferry contracts

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling's decision to award contracts to three ferry companies, including one with no ships, under no-deal Brexit plans, is being challenged at the High Court.

Saturday, February 9, 2019

Saturday, February 9, 2019

Government contract with boatless Brexit ferry firm cancelled

Government contract with boatless Brexit ferry firm cancelled

Government contract with boatless Brexit ferry firm cancelled

Seaborne Freight have had their contract to run ferries from Ramsgate to Ostend cancelled, after widespread criticism due to the company not having any boats

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Calais port chief says he does not want to see Transport Secretary Chris Grayling again

Calais port chief says he does not want to see Transport Secretary Chris Grayling again

Calais port chief says he does not want to see Chris Grayling again

The chairman of the port of Calais has said he does not want to see Transport Secretary Chris Grayling again.

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Druid named 'King John' says he will take Government to court over tunnel near Stonehenge

Druid named 'King John' says he will take Government to court over tunnel near Stonehenge

Druid says he will take Government to court over tunnel near Stonehenge

A druid who calls himself “King John” said he'll take the Government to the High Court if an underground tunnel near Stonehenge gets the go-ahead.

Friday, January 11, 2019

Friday, January 11, 2019

Maritime union protests over Chris Grayling's Brexit ferry contracts

Maritime union protests over Chris Grayling's Brexit ferry contracts

Maritime union protests over Chris Grayling's Brexit ferry contracts

A protest has been held outside the Department for Transport's head office to call for guarantees that new ferry services aimed at easing pressure on Dover after Brexit will be crewed by UK seafarers.

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Eurotunnel challenges Transport Secretary Chris Grayling over “anti-competitive” behaviour with Brexit ferry contracts

Eurotunnel challenges Transport Secretary Chris Grayling over “anti-competitive” behaviour with Brexit ferry contracts

Eurotunnel challenges Chris Grayling over Brexit ferry contracts

Eurotunnel has accused the Government of "distortionary and anti-competitive" behaviour over the award of contracts worth more than £100 million to provide additional cross-Channel capacity in the case of a no-deal Brexit.

Chris Grayling denies plans for emergency no-deal Brexit freight services to carry food and medicines

Chris Grayling denies plans for emergency no-deal Brexit freight services to carry food and medicines

Chris Grayling denies plans for emergency no-deal Brexit freight services

Chris Grayling has denied reports that his department is preparing to lay on emergency freight services across Kent in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Jeremy Corbyn joins rail fare protesters as Sadiq Khan freezes London transport fares for third year running

Jeremy Corbyn joins rail fare protesters as Sadiq Khan freezes London transport fares for third year running

Corbyn joins rail fare protest as Sadiq Khan freezes London fares for third year

Jeremy Corbyn condemned the rail fare hikes, as London Mayor Sadiq Khan committed to freezing TfL fares for the third year running

Chris Grayling

Transport secretary defends handing £14m ferry contract to company with no boats

Transport secretary defends handing £14m ferry contract to company with no boats

Chris Grayling has defended awarding a £14 million ferry contract to a company with no boats, claiming the move was to "support new business".

Rail fares to rise 3.1% despite frequent train delays

Rail fares to rise 3.1% despite frequent train delays

Rail fares to rise 3.1% despite frequent train delays

Rail fares will rise by 3.1% today, in a move criticised by Labour and transport unions

Friday, December 21, 2018

Friday, December 21, 2018

Chris Grayling warns anyone tempted by a copycat drone attack of 'tough penalties'

Chris Grayling warns anyone tempted by a copycat drone attack of 'tough penalties'

Chris Grayling warns of 'tough penalties' for drone copycats

Transport secretary Chris Grayling has said that anyone caught launching a similar drone attack to the one that grounded Gatwick flights will go to jail

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

MPs criticise Chris Grayling over handling of rail timetable chaos

MPs criticise Chris Grayling over handling of rail timetable 'chaos'

MPs criticise Chris Grayling over handling of rail timetable 'chaos'

The Transport Secretary has been criticised by MPs for his handling of changes to rail timetables in May this year.

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

‘Gagging’ clauses ‘in standard use’ to ban charities and companies from criticising Theresa May

‘Gagging’ clauses ‘in standard use’ to ban charities and companies from criticising Theresa May

'Gagging' clauses banned charities and companies from criticising Theresa May

The Times’ Paul Morgan-Bentley has said that a Times investigation found that 40 charities and more than 300 companies have been banned from publicly criticising the Prime Minister and her Cabinet.

Monday, November 5, 2018

Monday, November 5, 2018

Building more roads is ‘pouring money down the drain’, says transport expert

Building more roads is ‘pouring money down the drain’, says transport expert

Building more roads is ‘pouring money down the drain’, says transport expert

Transport expert Christian Wolmar has said that spending money on roads instead of railways is “pouring money down the drain”, after Chancellor Philip Hammond announced last Monday a new £28.8 billion fund to improve the UK’s road infrastructure and build new ones.

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Heathrow expansion

Legal battle against Heathrow expansion plans reaches High Court

Legal battle against Heathrow expansion reaches High Court

A joint legal battle against plans to build a third runway at Heathrow Airport will be heard at the High Court.

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Chris Grayling suggested Virgin Trains may be allowed to continue running the East Coast line

East Coast Mainline debacle: 'Chris Grayling is doing more for nationalisation than Jeremy Corbyn and Karl Marx together'

'Chris Grayling is doing more for nationalisation than Corbyn and Marx together'

Grayling suggested Virgin could continue running East Coast Mainline despite missing key financial commitments

Monday, January 22, 2018

Monday, January 22, 2018

RMT union slams Chris Grayling 'specialist in failure' ahead of select committee questioning

RMT union slams Chris Grayling 'specialist in failure' ahead of select committee questioning

RMT union slams Chris Grayling 'specialist in failure'

Transport secretary Chris Grayling is to be questioned about the decision not to go ahead with three rail electrification schemes

Monday, January 15, 2018

Monday, January 15, 2018

Carillion has announced it has entered liquidation

Carillion collapse is 'one of the major corporate scandals of our time' says Lord Adonis

Carillion collapse is 'one of the major corporate scandals of our time'

Adonis said books and films will be made about Carillion and likens it to Enron

Monday, January 8, 2018

Monday, January 8, 2018

Chris Grayling was the subject of another PR embarrassment for the Tories today

Fresh PR disaster for Tories as Twitter account deletes message congratulating Chris Grayling over party chairman appointment

Fresh PR disaster for Tories as Twitter account deletes Chris Grayling tweet

Grayling was announces as party chairman, before the tweet was deleted seconds later

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Chris Grayling criticised Momentum on the BBC

Owen Jones leads condemnation of Chris Grayling after Tory minister says Labour and Momentum 'bringing nastiness to our politics'

Owen Jones leads condemnation of Chris Grayling after Momentum comments

Grayling told the BBC that 'a significant part of the blame lies with Momentum and the Labour movement'

Monday, October 2, 2017

Monday, October 2, 2017

Major effort by Civil Aviation Authority to return UK citizens stranded by Monarch Airlines collapse begins

Major effort by Civil Aviation Authority to return UK citizens stranded by Monarch Airlines collapse begins

Major effort to return UK citizens stranded by Monarch Airlines collapse begins

The airline's collapse has left over 100,000 people stranded overseas

Monday, August 21, 2017

Monday, August 21, 2017

North England Commuters urged to flood TV and radio with transport woes in 'day of moaning'

North England commuters urged to flood TV and radio with transport woes in 'day of moaning'

Commuters urged to flood TV and radio with transport woes in 'day of moaning'

The event was called in response to transport secretary Chris Grayling's support for a London rail project

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Southern Rail owner handed £13.4 million fine by the Department for Transport

Southern Rail owner handed £13.4 million fine by the Department for Transport

Southern Rail owner handed £13.4 million fine by the Department for Transport

The fine to be paid by Govia Thameslink Railway will be put towards funding improvements for passengers and performance

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Downing Street confirms laptop ban on flights from six countries in Middle East and North Africa

Downing Street confirms laptop ban on flights from six countries in Middle East and North Africa

Downing Street confirms laptop ban on flights from six countries

The move comes after America implemented a similar policy via Donald Trump's executive order on Tuesday

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Plans for first UK commercial spaceflight launching within three years to be announced

Government wants UK commercial spaceflights within three years

Government wants UK commercial spaceflights within three years

The Government is to announce plans for the UK to launch its first commercial spaceflight within three years

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Southern Rail commuters launch court case against Government over crisis-hit network

Southern Rail commuters launch court bid against Government over crisis-hit network

Southern Rail commuters launch court bid against Government over network

Southern Rail and its operator Govia Thameslink Railway have been hit by heavy strike action over plans to bring in trains without conductors

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

'It's time for a general election' - George Galloway blasts Tory government

Tory Government deserves to be booted out for Southern Rail shambles, says George Galloway

Tories deserve to be booted out for Southern shambles, says George Galloway

Our host called for a general election in response to the government's handling of the Southern Rail Strike

George Galloway believes there has to be a guard on the trains to guard against violent incidents

Berlin, Ankara terror attacks show Southern Rail unions are right, says George Galloway

Berlin, Ankara attacks show Southern Rail unions are right, says George Galloway

Galloway says it would be 'insane' to introduce driverless trains in the current climate

Monday, December 19, 2016

Monday, December 19, 2016

Southern Rail Strike: Chris Grayling 'needs to roll up his sleeves and sort it out', says Christian Wolmar

'A minister with courage would end the Southern Rail mess' - Christian Wolmar calls out Chris Grayling

Southern Rail Strike: Chris Grayling 'needs to sort it out'

Christian Wolmar called on the Transport Secretary to thrash out a compromise between the RMT and Southern Rail

Monday, December 12, 2016

Monday, December 12, 2016

The Association of British Commuters plan a protest against Southern Rail on Thursday

Southern Rail commuters plan major protest on Thursday

Southern Rail commuters plan major protest on Thursday

Southern Rail and Govia passengers are planning a protest on Thursday against the disruption caused to transport services by the company and union strikes

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

HS2: The government reveals its chosen route for northern section

HS2: Government reveals preferred northern section route and is met with anger in Sheffield

Government reveals chosen HS2 route for northern section and residents are angry

A housing estate called Mexborough could be destroyed to make way for the railway

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Airport expansion - decision on Heathrow or Gatwick to be made today

Government expected to announce Heathrow expansion later today

Government expected to announce Heathrow expansion later today

The final decision is to be announced at around 12.30pm following a Cabinet meeting.

Friday, July 15, 2016

Friday, July 15, 2016

Friday, June 24, 2016

Friday, June 24, 2016

'What matters now is we ensure stability', says Chris Grayling MP after EU Referendum Results

'What matters now is we ensure stability,' says Chris Grayling MP after EU Referendum Results

'What matters now is we ensure stability,' says Chris Grayling MP

The MP dismissed the idea of Brexit causing a recession

Friday, April 1, 2016

Friday, April 1, 2016

Leader of the House of Commons Chris Grayling slams the EU: 'It slows us down, it holds us back'

Leader of the House of Commons Chris Grayling slams the EU: 'It slows us down, it holds us back'

Chris Grayling slams the EU: 'It slows us down, it holds us back'

Leader of the House of Commons says it's time to leave the European Union