Early day motion 816

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GOVERNMENT RAIL CONTRACTS AND DRIVER ONLY OPERATION

That this House notes that Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR), which is seeking to extend driver only operation, runs Southern Rail services through a contract let by the Government; further notes that the unions have recently reached agreement on other government rail contracts, such as Great Western and East Coast in respect of new modern rolling stock, the role of the guard and train dispatch; therefore believes that the basis for a resolution to the Southern rail dispute exists; and calls on the Government to urgently meet the unions without any preconditions and before further strike action to explore how its contractor GTR can reach a similar deal with the unions.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Crausby, David Labour Party Bolton North East 22.02.2017
Harman, Harriet Labour Party Camberwell and Peckham 16.12.2016
Hoey, Kate Labour Party Vauxhall 15.12.2016
Hopkins, Kelvin Labour Party Luton North 15.12.2016
Lucas, Caroline Green Party Brighton Pavilion 09.01.2017
Maskell, Rachael Labour Party York Central 30.03.2017
Matheson, Chris Labour Party City of Chester 20.12.2016
Mearns, Ian Labour Party Gateshead 15.12.2016
Shannon, Jim Democratic Unionist Party Strangford 19.12.2016
Skinner, Dennis Labour Party Bolsover 17.01.2017
Smeeth, Ruth Labour Party Stoke-on-Trent North 15.12.2016