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Author Topic: Rail industry review to be launched by the government next week [9.2018]  (Read 870 times)
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« Reply #15 on: September 20, 2018, 09:19:19 am »

Much easier to launch a review and give the illusion of activity rather than actually doing anything.

As Grahame says my first thought was is this another one or a bit of promo for one of the many existing ones. Or maybe you keep reviewing until you get the answer you want?

It is yet another!
The initial one headed up by John Lewis's Chief Exec, this one is being headed up by BA's Chief Exec, Keith Williams. I guess he knows how to timetable (aircraft) at least.

Same guy, same review - https://www.theguardian.com/business/2016/mar/22/john-lewis-hires-british-airways-chief-executive-keith-williams-as-deputy-chairman
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« Reply #16 on: September 20, 2018, 09:27:57 am »

this one is being headed up by BA's Chief Exec, Keith Williams. I guess he knows how to timetable (aircraft) at least.
You'd have thought he would have enough on his plate sorting out BA net alone trying to sort out the rail industry.

As announced:
"The review led by independent chair Keith Williams, the former British Airways chief executive and deputy chairman of John Lewis Partnership "
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« Reply #17 on: September 20, 2018, 09:45:00 am »

oh ok - hadn't known he was moving from BA to John Lewis. Makes sense to only have one over arching review though
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« Reply #18 on: September 20, 2018, 12:07:12 pm »

One would have thought he'd have his hands full at John Lewis, bearing in mind their recent (not very good) business results?
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