Railways: Southern, Southeastern and Thameslink Franchises — Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 3:15 pm on 2nd March 2016.

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Photo of Lord Polak Lord Polak Conservative 3:15 pm, 2nd March 2016

My Lords, my friends in Elstree and Borehamwood are never happy when I am on the Thameslink platform because, when I am there, there is always a delay or cancellation. Will the Minister support the action of the MP for Hertsmere, Oliver Dowden, in his campaign to get Thameslink to provide a much better service for the people of Hertsmere, who pay a lot of money to be packed like sardines in an often-late train?