Industrial Action on the Railway

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 4:29 pm on 20th June 2022.

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Photo of Grant Shapps Grant Shapps The Secretary of State for Transport 4:29 pm, 20th June 2022

My hon. Friend is absolutely right and she gives another example of how not condemning the strikes is being part of the problem. People must be prepared to stand up for what they believe in. If they want school trips, companies doing corporate social responsibility and people to be able to visit Parliament—all those different activities—they have to be on the side of people using the railway, and they have to condemn the strikes.