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Labour activists target Stafford rail commuters as they campaign against rail fare hikes

By Staffordshire Newsletter  |  Posted: January 07, 2014

By Sarah Marshall

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LABOUR activists were out in force at Stafford Railway Station to campaign against inflation-busting rail fare hikes.

The campaign on Monday was part of a national day of action at stations across the country.

Kate Godfrey, Labour’s Parliamentary candidate for Stafford said: “People in Stafford have seen inflation busting rail fare rises.

“At a time when real wages are falling and living costs rising, this is a New Year shocker from the Government.

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“Under this Tory-led Government season tickets from Stafford to Birmingham have risen by nearly £300. We need real action from the Government to help with this growing cost of living crisis.”

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