Rail Fares and Charges

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Oral Answers to Questions – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 5th December 1977.

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Photo of Mr Robert Maclennan Mr Robert Maclennan Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Prices and Consumer Protection) 12:00 am, 5th December 1977

British Rail notified the Price Commission on 7th October of its proposal to increase passenger fares and certain miscellaneous charges. The Commission considered the proposed increase and informed my right hon. Friend on 3rd November that it intended to investigate. The Commission will complete its investigation and report to my right hon. Friend within four months of the date of the original notification.