Diane Abbott

Labour MP for Hackney North and Stoke Newington

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Rail Fares

There have been votes in Parliament on the subject of regulating, and capping, rail fares.

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Diane Abbott consistently voted for slowing the rise in rail fares

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

Key votes about slowing the rise in rail fares:

  • On 4 Sep 2013: Diane Abbott was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Jobs — Capital Investment — Mansion Tax — Income Tax — Rail Fares — Energy Bills — Private Tenants — Pensions — Payday Loans — Banking, Planning and Skills Reforms Show vote
  • On 9 Jan 2013: Diane Abbott voted to cap rail fare increases and to ban the introduction of a new category of ticket for super-peak trains. Show vote
  • On 5 Sep 2012: Diane Abbott voted to cap annual rail fair increases at 1% above inflation and to ban increases in excess of that limit. Show vote
  • On 16 May 2012: Diane Abbott voted in favour of reducing public transport fares, and reducing VAT on fuel to help motorists and boost the economy. Show vote
  • On 11 Jan 2012: Diane Abbott voted to prevent individual rail fares being increased by more than the amount of the Government's cap, which applied to average increases. Show vote

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