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New Govia boss pledges to fix shambolic train service

As the revised December timetable looms, Welwyn Hatfield MP Grant Shapps has hauled the new Govia CEO Patrick Verwer into a meeting in Parliament to demand urgent improvements to the service. Following the shambolic introduction of the May timetable by Govia...

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Looking forward to new Govia Great Northern boss Patrick Verwer coming back to see me today to discuss winning back our missing train services…

20 likes, 12 comments1 day ago

To summarise the 585 page Brexit WITHDRAWAL AGREEMENT (plus future partnership proposal): We gain back immigration control, but the price is..

39 likes, 42 comments2 days ago

VERDICT: after 585 pages & copious cups of coffee, this #WithdrawalAgreement looks v. problematic. ¬£39bn to get out of Europe, but run by Europe…

118 likes, 68 comments3 days ago

Today’s 585 page #BrexitAgreement reading will perhaps reveal why even Dominic Raab who negotiated this has now said he cannot back the deal!

58 likes, 38 comments5 days ago

This evening constituents are rightly asking whether I’ll vote for the new Brexit deal? ANSWER: I’ll read all 500 pgs of the withdrawal agreement,..

57 likes, 32 comments6 days ago

Looking forward to new @GNRailUK boss Patrick Verwer coming back to see me today to discuss winning back our missing train services. This could be a meeting WITHOUT coffee unless there are some firm proposals for more Moorgate to #WGC trains!

To summarise the 585 page Brexit WITHDRAWAL AGREEMENT (plus future partnership proposal): We gain back immigration control, but the price is agreeing to a permanent de facto Customs Union - which we may never unilaterally leave. Looks like a poor trade off. *Pours another coffee*

VERDICT: after 585 pages & copious cups of coffee, this #WithdrawalAgreement looks v. problematic. £39bn to get out of Europe, but run by Europe. -To support this, requires 2 key changes. 1.Unilateral method of leaving backstop. 2.Future trade deal fleshed out beyond flimsy 7 pgs

I'll be discussing my latest reading of the 585 Withdrawal Agreement on @SkyNews after 3pm news https://t.co/jZlJtLHxiK

This is somewhat ominous: As I continue reading the 585 page Withdrawal Agreement it's becoming clear this hasn't actually been proof-read. Presumably the incomplete section pictured is in reference to a Joint Political Declaration? But who knows really...

Today's 585 page #BrexitAgreement reading will perhaps reveal why even @DominicRaab who negotiated this has now said he cannot back the deal!

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