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.
Hilary Benn 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 12 Sep 2016:
Hilary Benn voted to allow public sector bodies to operate rail services in Wales.
On 23 Mar 2016:
Hilary Benn voted to allow, but not require, High Speed 2 passenger services to be run by the public sector operators.
On 19 Jan 2016:
Hilary Benn voted for regulation of local bus networks and for public ownership of the railways.
On 29 Oct 2014:
Hilary Benn voted to permit public sector railway operators.