Politics 2 January 2013 “We are not nearly as expensive as is being presented” Business quote of the day. Sign up for our weekly email * Print HTML “We are not nearly as expensive as is being presented” Liberal Democrat minister Norman Baker says the government is not attempting to drive people away from using the railways, as train fares rise above inflation for the tenth consecutive year. The MP said tickets are “not that expensive” if off-peak and advance fares are taken into consideration. › To fix the housing market, the government needs to do nothing at all Fake train tickets made by a protestor of the hike in prices. Photograph: Getty Images Helen Roxburgh is the online editor of Economia Subscribe from just £1 per issue More Related articles Jeremy Corbyn has found a vulnerable spot on Theresa May and trade Politicians are worried that their pensions are destroying the planet. Is yours? Nap Store: Where did all these new mattress start-ups come from?