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Railways: Prices

Volume 470: debated on Friday 25 January 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport pursuant to the answer of 21 January 2008, what measure of inflation is used by her Department in determining rail price increases under the terms of the South Eastern Franchise Agreement for 2008. (181858)

[holding answer 24 January 2008]: The measure of inflation used for Southeastern’s January 2008 regulated fares was the July 2007 retail prices index figure—3.8 per cent.

Southeastern may price unregulated fares at its discretion.