James Brokenshire

The Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government

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Old Bexley and Sidcup Conservative

Rail Fares

There have been votes in Parliament on the subject of regulating, and capping, rail fares.

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James Brokenshire almost always 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.

All votes about slowing the rise in rail fares:

  • On 11 Jan 2012: James Brokenshire voted to allow individual rail fares to be increased by more than the amount of the Government's cap on average increases. Show vote
  • On 16 May 2012: James Brokenshire voted against reducing public transport fares, and against reducing VAT on fuel to help motorists and boost the economy. Show vote
  • On 5 Sep 2012: James Brokenshire was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Rail Fares Show vote
  • On 9 Jan 2013: James Brokenshire voted against capping rail fare increases and against banning the introduction of a new category of ticket for super-peak trains. Show vote
  • On 4 Sep 2013: James Brokenshire was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Jobs — Capital Investment — Mansion Tax — Income Tax — Rail Fares — Energy Bills — Private Tenants — Pensions — Payday Loans — Banking, Planning and Skills Reforms Show vote

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