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Rail Fares

EDM number 669 in 2017-19, proposed by Jim Cunningham on 07/12/2017.
Categorised under the topic of Railways.

That this House notes that train companies have announced that UK rail fares will rise by 3.4 per cent on 2 January 2018, with this figure being above the latest Consumer Prices Index inflation figure of three per cent and being the largest increase in rail fares for five years; further notes that the average commuter will now be paying £2,888 for their season ticket, £694 more than in 2010; is concerned that UK passengers continue to pay the highest fares for rail travel in Europe; is further concerned that wages are not rising in line with fare increases, which will further increase pressure on commuters and others who travel by train; believes that rail fares were already too high before this rise; and calls on the Government to ensure that rail fares are reduced in real terms.

This motion has been signed by a total of 14 MPs.

Jim Cunningham07/12/2017Coventry SouthLabourProposed
Thelma Walker12/12/2017Colne ValleyLabourSeconded
Lloyd Russell-Moyle12/12/2017Brighton, KemptownLabour/Co-operativeSeconded
Chris Stephens12/12/2017Glasgow South WestScottish National PartySeconded
John Cryer12/12/2017Leyton and WansteadLabourSeconded
Paul Flynn13/12/2017Newport WestLabourSeconded
Mary Glindon13/12/2017North TynesideLabourSigned
Dennis Skinner14/12/2017BolsoverLabourSigned
Stephen Morgan14/12/2017Portsmouth SouthLabourSigned
Matt Western14/12/2017Warwick and LeamingtonLabourSigned
Stephen Doughty18/12/2017Cardiff South and PenarthLabourSigned
David Crausby19/12/2017Bolton North EastLabourSigned
Roger Godsiff17/01/2018Birmingham, Hall GreenLabourSigned
Albert Owen27/02/2018Ynys MLabourSigned

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