The PM and his transport secretary pose as bystanders while millions of Britons suffer. They could intervene. But they have no will and no plan
- Ed Davey is the leader of the Liberal Democrats
This week has left the country drained after government ministers reverted to divisive political playbooks last seen in the 1970s and early 1980s.
The Liberal Democrats are against the rail strikes and if a summer of discontent is not to turn into a winter of discontent and full-on stagflation, ministers must step back from the brink.
Ed Davey is the leader of the Liberal Democrats and MP for Kingston and Surbiton