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George Osborne

Former Conservative MP for Tatton

@George_Osborne

High Speed Rail

MPs have voted on funding and giving permission for a new high speed rail network, connecting at least London, Birmingham, the East Midlands, Sheffield, Leeds, and Manchester.

Photo: Jon Curnow

George Osborne generally voted for new high speed rail infrastructure

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.

All votes about new high speed rail infrastructure:

  • On 23 Mar 2016: George Osborne was absent for a vote on High Speed Rail (London — West Midlands) Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 28 Apr 2014: George Osborne voted for a High Speed Rail link between London and the West Midlands. Show vote
  • On 28 Apr 2014: George Osborne voted for a High Speed Rail link between London and the West Midlands. Show vote
  • On 31 Oct 2013: George Osborne voted to approve spending money on preparations for a high speed rail network connecting at least London, Birmingham, the East Midlands, Sheffield, Leeds, and Manchester. Show vote
  • On 26 Jun 2013: George Osborne was absent for a vote on High Speed Rail (Preparation) Bill — Decline Second Reading Show vote
  • On 26 Jun 2013: George Osborne was absent for a vote on High Speed Rail (Preparation) Bill — Second Reading Show vote

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