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RAIL FARES

EDM (Early Day Motion) 646: tabled on 17 December 2014

Tabled in the 2014-15 session.

This motion has been signed by 56 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House expresses its concern that rail fares are too high, making it expensive for commuters and other travellers to travel by train; notes that from 2004 onwards the then Government set as its policy on rail fares that they should go up by one per cent above the retail price index (RPI) each year; further notes that this policy was continued under the current Government until 2012; further notes that it was then replaced with a policy of RPI-only increases; welcomes this reduction and the end of the era of above-inflation raises in rail fares, but believes that rail fares are currently too high; and calls on the Government to ensure that rail fares are reduced in real terms.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

Abbott, Ms Diane
Labour
Signed on 6 January 2015
Hackney North and Stoke Newington
Barron, Kevin
Labour
Signed on 4 February 2015
Rother Valley
Bayley, Hugh
Labour
Signed on 2 February 2015
York Central
Campbell, Mr Gregory
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 6 January 2015
East Londonderry
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 7 January 2015
Blyth Valley
Caton, Martin
Labour
Signed on 6 January 2015
Gower
Champion, Sarah
Labour
Signed on 24 March 2015
Rotherham
Cooper, Rosie
Labour
Signed on 11 February 2015
West Lancashire
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 6 January 2015
Bolton North East
Davies, Geraint
Labour
Signed on 4 February 2015
Swansea West
Dowd, Jim
Labour
Signed on 4 March 2015
Lewisham West and Penge
Farrelly, Paul
Labour
Signed on 28 January 2015
Newcastle-under-Lyme
Farron, Tim
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 February 2015
Westmorland and Lonsdale
Galloway, Mr George
Respect
Signed on 11 February 2015
Bradford West
Gilmore, Sheila
Labour
Signed on 26 February 2015
Edinburgh East
Goldsmith, Zac
Conservative
Signed on 2 February 2015
Richmond Park
Hamilton, Fabian
Labour
Signed on 6 March 2015
Leeds North East
Hancock, Mr Mike
Independent
Signed on 7 January 2015
Portsmouth South
Henderson, Gordon
Conservative
Signed on 23 February 2015
Sittingbourne and Sheppey
Hermon, Lady
Independent
Signed on 7 January 2015
North Down
Hoey, Kate
Labour
Signed on 23 February 2015
Vauxhall
Howarth, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 5 January 2015
Knowsley
Hunter, Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 March 2015
Cheadle
Kaufman, Sir Gerald
Labour
Signed on 2 February 2015
Manchester, Gorton
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 January 2015
Manchester, Withington
Lloyd, Stephen
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 23 February 2015
Eastbourne
Lucas, Caroline
Green Party
Signed on 7 January 2015
Brighton, Pavilion
McCrea, Dr William
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 6 January 2015
South Antrim
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 6 January 2015
Hayes and Harlington
McInnes, Liz
Labour
Signed on 5 January 2015
Heywood and Middleton
Meacher, Mr Michael
Labour
Signed on 10 February 2015
Oldham West and Royton
Meale, Sir Alan
Labour
Signed on 6 January 2015
Mansfield
Morrice, Graeme
Labour
Signed on 9 February 2015
Livingston
Mulholland, Greg
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 February 2015
Leeds North West
Pearce, Teresa
Labour
Signed on 23 February 2015
Erith and Thamesmead
Riordan, Mrs Linda
Labour
Signed on 7 January 2015
Halifax
Ruddock, Dame Joan
Labour
Signed on 24 March 2015
Lewisham, Deptford
Russell, Sir Bob
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 January 2015
Colchester
Sanders, Mr Adrian
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 January 2015
Torbay
Shannon, Jim
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 6 January 2015
Strangford
Sharma, Mr Virendra
Labour
Signed on 6 January 2015
Ealing, Southall
Sheridan, Jim
Labour
Signed on 7 January 2015
Paisley and Renfrewshire North
Simpson, David
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 7 January 2015
Upper Bann
Skinner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 5 January 2015
Bolsover
Stringer, Graham
Labour
Signed on 9 February 2015
Blackley and Broughton
Ward, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 January 2015
Bradford East
Watts, Mr Dave
Labour
Signed on 9 February 2015
St Helens North
Williams, Mr Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 January 2015
Ceredigion
Williamson, Chris
Labour
Signed on 12 January 2015
Derby North
Wood, Mike
Labour
Signed on 9 February 2015
Batley and Spen

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.