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Disabled Persons Railcards

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1721: tabled on 12 April 2021

Tabled in the 2019-21 session.

This motion has been signed by 7 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House notes that many Disabled Persons Railcards have not been used due to coronavirus restrictions and shielding advice; commends train companies for providing over £476 million in ticket refunds for people whose travel plans have changed unexpectedly during the coronavirus outbreak; regrets that railcards have been exempt from those refunds; and calls on the Government to implement a free one-year extension for Disabled Persons Railcard customers.