Justine Greening to vote against Network Rail bonuses

The transport secretary is to vote against bonuses for top Network Rail executives at the firm's annual meeting on Friday.

But Justine Greening told the BBC's Sunday Politics that the government had only one vote and could not make rail bosses veto the bonuses. About 80 members of the board can vote and the result will only be advisory.

She told Andrew Neil: "I won't be able to stop it from going through. The governance structure that the last government set up means I can go and vote against it. The problem we have got is that it won't actually necessarily change the result."

The full interview: Andrew Neil and Justine Greening

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