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