Policy paper

Rail franchise change of control policy statement

The Secretary of State's policy regarding requests for consent to changes of control under the terms of the relevant franchise agreement.

This was published under the 2005 to 2010 Labour government

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From time to time, the Secretary of State is asked to approve changes of control of a franchisee. This note is a statement setting out the Secretary of State’s policy when he receives requests for his consent to changes of control under the terms of the relevant franchise agreement.

Published 28 March 2008