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Confidence in the Secretary of State for Transport

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 3:56 pm on 19th June 2018.

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Photo of Ian Mearns Ian Mearns Chair, Backbench Business Committee 3:56 pm, 19th June 2018

That all sounds very nice—a real improvement. However, according to the BBC this morning—this is certainly the evidence that we have all heard from our constituents—11,000 trains on the Northern rail network have been either cancelled or delayed for more than 30 minutes. That is tens of thousands of constituents who have been really badly put out, often left without a route to work, school, college or training.