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star this property registered interest false more like this
unstar this property date less than 2019-06-12more like thisremove minimum value filter
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Department for Transport more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
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star this property hansard heading Railways: Concessions more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether his Department has assessed the potential merits of encouraging rail companies to enable all-day travel on senior rail cards and freedom passes to reduce the cost of travel for older people who have childcare or caring responsibilities. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hampstead and Kilburn more like this
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Tulip Siddiq more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>We already require train operating companies to participate in certain approved discount card schemes for young and student travellers, disabled passengers and those over 60. The Senior Railcard offers anyone 60 years or over discounts on many fares on the network and the Disabled persons railcard also entitles a carer 1/3 off their rail fares when travelling with a person holding the railcard.</p><p> </p><p>We are currently undertaking work with the Rail Delivery Group and Disabled Persons Transport Advisory Committee to review the eligibility criteria of the Disabled Persons Railcard. As part of this we will be examining how we can improve provisions for carers/support workers or companions. The review is expected to be completed by the end of 2019.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Harrogate and Knaresborough more like this
star this property answering member printed Andrew Jones more like this
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less than 2019-06-17T10:17:12.443Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-17T10:17:12.443Z
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star this property label Biography information for Andrew Jones more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Tulip Siddiq more like this