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.
Lord Pickles generally voted against 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 12 Sep 2016:
Lord Pickles voted against allowing public sector bodies to operate rail services in Wales.
On 23 Mar 2016:
Lord Pickles 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 19 Jan 2016:
Lord Pickles voted against regulation of local bus networks and against public ownership of the railways.
On 29 Oct 2014:
Lord Pickles was absent for a vote on Railways (Public Sector Operators)
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