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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-03more like thismore than 2019-09-03
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Railways: Fares remove filter
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unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he has made of the equity of the most recent rise in rail ticket prices. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Woking remove filter
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Mr Jonathan Lord more like this
star this property uin 286203 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>The Government does understand the concern about the cost of some rail fares and the impact that this can have on people’s budgets. This is why the Government has ensured that regulated rail fares can rise by no more than inflation for the last six years. While this change is unwelcome, it is not fair to ask people who do not use trains to pay more for those who do. Taxpayers already subsidise the network by more than £4bn a year – (54% of our transport budget is spent on the 2% of journeys that rail accounts for).</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Daventry more like this
star this property answering member printed Chris Heaton-Harris more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T13:33:59.597Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T13:33:59.597Z
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star this property label Biography information for Chris Heaton-Harris more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Jonathan Lord more like this