Jim Dowd

Former Labour MP for Lewisham West and Penge

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.

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Jim Dowd 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.

Key votes about a publicly owned railway system:

  • On 12 Sep 2016: Jim Dowd voted to allow public sector bodies to operate rail services in Wales. Show vote
  • On 23 Mar 2016: Jim Dowd voted to allow, but not require, High Speed 2 passenger services to be run by the public sector operators. Show vote
  • On 19 Jan 2016: Jim Dowd voted for regulation of local bus networks and for public ownership of the railways. Show vote
  • On 29 Oct 2014: Jim Dowd was absent for a vote on Railways (Public Sector Operators) Show vote

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