Eleanor Laing

Deputy Speaker and Chairman of Ways and Means

Conservative MP for Epping Forest

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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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Eleanor Laing generally voted against 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: Eleanor Laing voted against calling on the government to get more people into work, bring forward capital investment, introduce a compulsory jobs guarantee, reintroduce a 10% rate of income tax paid for by a mansion tax, act on "rip off" rail fares and soaring energy costs, stand up for families in the private rented sector, reform pensions, curb payday lenders, and reform banking, planning and the skills system. Show vote
  • On 9 Jan 2013: Eleanor Laing was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Rising Cost of Transport — Cap on Rail Fare Increases Show vote
  • On 5 Sep 2012: Eleanor Laing voted against capping annual rail fair increases at 1% above inflation and not to ban increases in excess of that limit. Show vote
  • On 16 May 2012: Eleanor Laing voted against reducing public transport fares, and against reducing VAT on fuel to help motorists and boost the economy. Show vote
  • On 11 Jan 2012: Eleanor Laing was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Rail and Bus Fares Show vote

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