Publicly Owned Railways
There have been votes in Parliament on the public ownership of the railways, including on keeping the rail infrastructure public, and permitting train operating companies to be publicly-owned.
Diane Abbott generally voted for a publicly owned railway system
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.
On 12 Sep 2016:
Diane Abbott was absent for a vote on Wales Bill — New Clause 3 — Rail: Franchising of Passenger Services — Public Sector Rail Operators in Wales
On 23 Mar 2016:
Diane Abbott was absent for a vote on High Speed Rail (London — West Midlands) Bill — New Clause 20 — Allow Public Sector Operators to Run High Speed 2 Passenger Services
On 19 Jan 2016:
Diane Abbott voted for regulation of local bus networks and for public ownership of the railways.
On 29 Oct 2014:
Diane Abbott voted to permit public sector railway operators.