Early day motion 116

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NORTHERN AND TRANSPENNINE FRANCHISE

  • Session: 2001-02
  • Date tabled: 11.07.2001
  • Primary sponsor: Dunwoody, Gwyneth
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    That this House is concerned that the existing Northern and Transpennine railway franchise may be split; believes that such a move would be a distraction from the need to restore confidence and would be a destabilising factor; believes that this would lead to even greater fragmentation of the railway system and more uncertainty; recognises that this could lead to a worse service and less co-ordination; urges that if the split does occur, both franchises are awarded to one train operator; and calls upon the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions to consider these issues when making his decision.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Austin, John Labour Party Erith and Thamesmead 20.07.2001
Barnes, Harry Labour Party North East Derbyshire 13.07.2001
Brown, Russell Labour Party Dumfries 19.07.2001
Clapham, Michael Labour Party Barnsley West and Penistone 17.07.2001
Clelland, David Labour Party Tyne Bridge 19.07.2001
Corbyn, Jeremy Labour Party Islington North 12.07.2001
Cousins, Jim Labour Party Newcastle upon Tyne Central 18.07.2001
Cryer, Ann Labour Party Keighley 19.07.2001
Cryer, John Labour Party Hornchurch 13.07.2001
Cunningham, Tony Labour Party Workington 17.07.2001
Dean, Janet Labour Party Burton 14.09.2001
Dobbin, Jim Labour Party Heywood and Middleton 17.07.2001
Dunwoody, Gwyneth Labour Party Crewe and Nantwich 11.07.2001
Etherington, Bill Labour Party Sunderland North 17.07.2001
Hopkins, Kelvin Labour Party Luton North 16.07.2001
Illsley, Eric Labour Party Barnsley Central 19.07.2001
Jackson, Helen Labour Party Sheffield Hillsborough 19.07.2001
Jones, Nigel Liberal Democrats Cheltenham 16.07.2001
Lewis, Terry Labour Party Worsley 17.07.2001
Mahon, Alice Labour Party Halifax 17.07.2001
Martlew, Eric Labour Party Carlisle 19.07.2001
McNamara, Kevin Labour Party Kingston upon Hull North 17.07.2001
Simpson, Alan Labour Party Nottingham South 18.07.2001
Vis, Rudi Labour Party Finchley and Golders Green 18.07.2001