Clement Attlee http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/28946/all en British government transport spokesman says train too pricey http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130131/british-government-transport-spokesman-says-train-too-pricey <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The British government's transport spokesman in parliament's upper House of Lords admitted that travelling by train had proved too expensive for him, newspapers reported Friday.</p> <p>Earl John Attlee said he had to scrap a planned trip to a motor show at the National Exhibition Centre (NEC) in Birmingham, central England, because the buy-on-the-day fare from London's Euston terminus was too expensive.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130131/british-government-transport-spokesman-says-train-too-pricey" target="_blank">read more</a></p> British people Clement Attlee Hospitality Politics Politics of the United Kingdom AFP Fri, 01 Feb 2013 03:45:34 +0000 5742506 at http://www.globalpost.com