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Bitter Row Over Rail Strikes as Union Leader Says ‘Grant Shapps Is a Liar’

Grant Shapps, U.K. transport secretary, departs following a weekly meeting of cabinet ministers at number 10 Downing Street in London.

Grant Shapps, U.K. transport secretary, departs following a weekly meeting of cabinet ministers at number 10 Downing Street in London.

Photographer: Chris J. Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

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A bitter row has broken out over the rail dispute after the leader of the drivers' union branded the Transport Secretary a liar.