Adrian Windisch

party: Green Party
constituency: Wokingham

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How would you reform surveillance law, oversight and practice to respect the rights of law-abiding people?

organisation: Open Rights Group (ORG)

Green Party MEP Jean Lambert said surveillance is a violation of our rights, and a threat to liberal democracy. We cannot let governments simply brush aside due process of law and use fear-mongering to justify untargeted spying on innocent citizens. - See more at: https://www.greenparty.org.uk/news/2014/03/11/jean-lambert-mep-mass-surveillance-is-a-violation-of-our-rights,-and-a-threat-to-liberal-democracy/#sthash.CVdx8qj8.dpuf

The right of parents to remain with their children in hospital has been established for over forty years. How would you ensure carers of people with dementia are equally welcome in hospital?

organisation: John's Campaign

Caroline Lucas supported EDM 586 in the last parliament on this issue http://www.parliament.uk/edm/2014-15/586

Recent polling show that people support rent control by a margin of nine to one. Do you support a rent control that limits rent rises between tenancies as well as during tenancies?

organisation: Generation Rent

he Green Party supports rent controls, having passed an emergency motion in support of the policy in 2013. Green Party London Assembly member Darren Johnson has long called for their introduction in London.

Would you support the creation of a Royal Commission to review Britain’s drug laws?

organisation: CISTA

Yes. Caroline Lucas said "The government now needs to recognise the reality that the ‘war on drugs’ has failed – both at home and on the global level – and start afresh.

"There is growing agreement across the scientific, police and legal professions that we need to move away from prohibition of personal use towards an evidence-based, public health approach, within a regulated environment.

- See more at: https://www.greenparty.org.uk/news/2012/12/10/mp-hails-common-sense-call-for-drugs-policy-overhaul-but-calls-for-more-ambition/#sthash.nQuy8CNd.dpuf

Governments implement policies that directly and indirectly impact on house prices. Do you think house prices are too high?

organisation: Generation Rent

Yes, and the Green Party have a radical policy that might help. Land Value Tax

The concept of an LVT has long been touted (1) as a fairer way to levy property taxes, as it seeks to return to the community the value added to a property because of improvements, like transport infrastructure, that have been paid for by the public purse. - See more at: https://www.greenparty.org.uk/news/2012/11/09/%E2%80%98fair-and-progressive%E2%80%99-land-value-tax-would-help-stabilise-property-market/#sthash.ffBvUTkW.dpuf

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