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Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Ministers were biased against Branson's West Coast bid and wanted anyone but him, report reveals

  • Report accuses ministers of trying to pass the buck onto their civil servants
  • 'Four Cabinet ministers have their fingerprints on the "franchise fiasco"'
  • Centrica chief executive highlights 'significant errors', 'weak governance' and 'flawed process' in which 'bidders were treated inconsistently'
  • Findings vindicate charges by Virgin that there was an in-built bias against their bid which has been characterised as 'Anyone But Branson'