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.
Ian Paisley Jnr generally 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 29 Oct 2014:
Ian Paisley Jnr voted to permit public sector railway operators.
On 19 Jan 2016:
Ian Paisley Jnr was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Public Ownership of Railways — Bus Regulation
On 23 Mar 2016:
Ian Paisley Jnr was absent for a vote on High Speed Rail (London — West Midlands) Bill — New Clause 20 — Allow Public Sector Operators to Run High Speed 2 Passenger Services
On 12 Sep 2016:
Ian Paisley Jnr was absent for a vote on Wales Bill — New Clause 3 — Rail: Franchising of Passenger Services — Public Sector Rail Operators in Wales
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