The blog reported on the bloated pay out to Mark Dowd as chair of Merseystravel (more to follow). In the past their poor governance arrangements have been highlighted, the financial disaster of the tram and now we learn of a U turn costing £1.5m carried out -many alleged- at the behest of the rail unions.
Tony Roberson comments-link on blog roll on the right- and the Liverpool Daily Post has the full story. That is £1.5 million down the tubes and a plan that is seen as a sensible way forward scuppered. the Chief Exec told the meeting: