Dear Department for Transport,

On 18 July 2018, the then Minister of State for Transport, Jo Johnson, stated that the Department had started conducting a "hard review" of the GTR franchise from 21 June 2018, and that said review was expected to be completed by the end of July 2018.

In August 2018, I made a FOIA request, your reference P0016355, for the report produced by the hard review. Your reply of 22 August 2018 indicated that no report had yet been produced.

I am therefore requesting as follows, under the Freedom of Information Act:

(a) The report produced by the hard review

(b) The date the report was finalised and sent to ministers

(c) If no report was produced and the hard review was closed, copies of any correspondance by ministers and civil service in SCS grade relating to the end of the hard review

(d) If no report has been produced but the hard review is still ongoing, copies of any correspondance by ministers and civil service in SCS grade with the external advisors conducting the hard review within the past three months relating to the hard review

Yours faithfully,

Mr Ng

Department for Transport

Dear Mr Ng,

I am writing to acknowledge receipt of your request for information which
has been allocated reference number P0017828.

A response will be issued to you in due course.

Regards,

Ivan Pocock
Department for Transport
FOI Advice Team
Governance Division
Zone D/04
Ashdown House
Sedlescombe Road North
St Leonards on Sea
East Sussex
TN37 7GA

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Dear Mr Ng,

 

Please find attached a letter in connection with your Freedom of
Information request.

 

Kind regards,

 

Mark Killiner

 

[1][IMG]          Mark Killiner 
Deputy Head of Correspondence, Briefing and Public
Affairs, Passenger Services 

4/15, Great Minster House
33 Horseferry Road, London, SW1P 4DR  
[2]Follow us on twitter @transportgovuk 

 

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Dear Mr Ng,

 

Please find attached a response to your Freedom of Information request.

 

Yours sincerely

 

Joe Ingle

 

[1][IMG]          Joe Ingle 
Senior Correspondence Manager, Briefing & Public
Affairs, Passenger Services 

4/13, Great Minster House
33 Horseferry Road, London, SW1P 4DR  
[2]Follow us on twitter @transportgovuk 

 

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Dear Mr Ng,

 

Please find attached a letter in connection with your Freedom of
Information request.

 

Kind regards,

 

Joe Ingle

 

[1][IMG]          Joe Ingle 
Senior Correspondence Manager, Briefing & Public
Affairs, Passenger Services 

4/13, Great Minster House
33 Horseferry Road, London, SW1P 4DR  
[2]Follow us on twitter @transportgovuk 

 

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Dear Mr NG,

 

Please find attached a response to your Freedom of Information request.

 

Yours sincerely

 

Joe Ingle

 

 

[1][IMG]          Joe Ingle 
Senior Correspondence Manager, Briefing & Public
Affairs, Passenger Services 

4/13, Great Minster House
33 Horseferry Road, London, SW1P 4DR  
[2]Follow us on twitter @transportgovuk 

 

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