Network Rail: Funding and Reliability - Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 3:34 pm on 26 April 2023.

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Photo of Lord Browne of Ladyton Lord Browne of Ladyton Labour 3:34, 26 April 2023

The Minister cautions me not to believe everything I read in the paper. Recently, I read in the paper that Avanti West Coast was rewarded with over £4 million in taxpayer-funded bonuses and that the payout was awarded for a

“period in which Avanti was UK’s worst train operator for delays”.

Should I believe that?