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.
Angela Eagle consistently 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 29 Oct 2014:
Angela Eagle voted to permit public sector railway operators.
On 19 Jan 2016:
Angela Eagle voted for regulation of local bus networks and for public ownership of the railways.
On 23 Mar 2016:
Angela Eagle voted to allow, but not require, High Speed 2 passenger services to be run by the public sector operators.
On 12 Sep 2016:
Angela Eagle was absent for a vote on Wales Bill — New Clause 3 — Rail: Franchising of Passenger Services — Public Sector Rail Operators in Wales
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