There have been votes in Parliament on the subject of regulating, and capping, rail fares.
Lord Darling of Roulanish generally voted for slowing the rise in rail fares
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On 11 Jan 2012:
Lord Darling of Roulanish voted to prevent individual rail fares being increased by more than the amount of the Government's cap, which applied to average increases.
On 16 May 2012:
Lord Darling of Roulanish voted in favour of reducing public transport fares, and reducing VAT on fuel to help motorists and boost the economy.
On 5 Sep 2012:
Lord Darling of Roulanish was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Rail Fares
On 9 Jan 2013:
Lord Darling of Roulanish was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Rising Cost of Transport — Cap on Rail Fare Increases
On 4 Sep 2013:
Lord Darling of Roulanish 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.
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