Independent Inquiry agreed into alleged misuse of public funds at Network Rail

Following a series of talks between the Chairman of Network Rail, Rick Haythornthwaite, and the General Secretary of the TSSA, Gerry Doherty which represents senior staff in the company, facilitated by the TUC General Secretary Brendan Barber, agreement has been reached on the terms of reference for an inquiry into allegations of misuse of public funds and serious financial impropriety within Network Rail. It has also been agreed that the Inquiry is to be conducted by Antony White QC.