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Don Foster, Liberal Democrat MP for Bath, speaks for the party nationally on Transport.
 
 

Cuts To Rail Services Fail Passengers
Cuts by the Strategic Rail Authority (SRA) in the name of increasing reliability is storing up problems for the future, said Don Foster MP, Liberal Democrat Shadow Transport Secretary. Passengers will not receive long promised new stations and services.

Milburn’s madness in ‘sectioning’ the RUH: Foster.
Commenting on the Department of Health’s announcement today of the franchising arrangements for the RUH, Bath MP Don Foster, said: “Alan Milburn has placed a crazy gimmick ahead of an accurate assessment of how the RUH is performing.

33 Key Rail Safety Measures Not Implemented
Thirty-three rail safety recommendations from key rail accident reports are way behind schedule for implementation, Liberal Democrat analysis can reveal today.

“Government proposes ‘Double-or-Quits’ Gamble for Students.”
Commenting on the Government's new proposals for student finance, announced today by Charles Clark, Secretary of State for Education, Bath MP Don Foster said...

It is the Transport Secretary's Job To Provide Quality Railways
Don Foster MP, Liberal Democrat Shadow Transport Secretary, commenting on Alistair Darling’s warning to the rail industry that it must do better at today’s rail conference in London, said...

Labour and Tories veto Free Personal Care
Bath MP, Don Foster MP, voted in protest against the Tory and Labour coalition which chose to reject the Lib Dem rescue package to scrap all charges for personal care.

Foster: ‘Rail Service Cuts signal Disaster for Investment.’
Bath MP Don Foster, Liberal Democrat Shadow Transport Secretary, responding to the Strategic Rail Authority (SRA)’s decision to cut approximately 100 rail services a day in an effort to reduce congestion and improve services, said:

10-YEAR PLAN IS FAILING BUT ABANDONING TARGETS IS NOT THE ANSWER
Don Foster MP, Liberal Democrat Shadow Transport Secretary, commenting on the expected admission from the Government of their shortcomings in how they are faring against targets set in its 10-year plan, said...

FOSTER CRITICISES A36 ROAD WORKS MANAGEMENT
Following the re-opening of the A36 at Limpley Stoke, Bath MP Don Foster has challenged the Highways Agency and Atkins Construction to improve their support for businesses coping with the impact of major road works.

CUTTING SERVICES & INCREASING FARES NOT THE SOLUTION TO RAILWAY PROBLEMS
Don Foster MP, Liberal Democrat Shadow Transport Secretary, responding to warnings by Richard Bowker, Chairman of the Strategic Rail Authority (SRA), that train services could be cut in order to improve the rail network, said...

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