There have been votes in Parliament on the subject of regulating, and capping, rail fares.
David Simpson generally voted for slowing the rise in rail fares
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On 4 Sep 2013:
David Simpson 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
On 9 Jan 2013:
David Simpson was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Rising Cost of Transport — Cap on Rail Fare Increases
On 5 Sep 2012:
David Simpson voted to cap annual rail fair increases at 1% above inflation and to ban increases in excess of that limit.
On 16 May 2012:
David Simpson was absent for a vote on Queens' Speech — Cost of Living — Public Transport Fares — VAT on Fuel
On 11 Jan 2012:
David Simpson voted to prevent individual rail fares being increased by more than the amount of the Government's cap, which applied to average increases.