There have been votes in Parliament on the subject of regulating, and capping, rail fares.
Jon Ashworth consistently voted for slowing the rise in rail fares
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On 4 Sep 2013:
Jon Ashworth voted to call on the government to get more people into work, bring forward capital investment, introduce a compulsory jobs guarantee, reintroduce a 10% rate of income tax paid for by a mansion tax, act on "rip off" rail fares and soaring energy costs, stand up for families in the private rented sector, reform pensions, curb payday lenders, and reform banking, planning and the skills system.
On 9 Jan 2013:
Jon Ashworth acted as teller for a vote on Opposition Day — Rising Cost of Transport — Cap on Rail Fare Increases
On 5 Sep 2012:
Jon Ashworth voted to cap annual rail fair increases at 1% above inflation and to ban increases in excess of that limit.
On 16 May 2012:
Jon Ashworth voted in favour of reducing public transport fares, and reducing VAT on fuel to help motorists and boost the economy.
On 11 Jan 2012:
Jon Ashworth voted to prevent individual rail fares being increased by more than the amount of the Government's cap, which applied to average increases.