Lloyd Russell-Moyle

party: Labour Party
constituency: Lewes

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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)

That a open court and possible jury should consider some of the key issues.

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

The same rights should be established

Should people in Scotland and Northern Ireland have the same free speech protections from libel bullies as their neighbours in England and Wales?

organisation: English PEN

Yes

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

Yes - Labour has laid plans out for rent controls and we will need to go ever further.

The standards of goods and services that are essential, such as food and water, are generally highly regulated. Do you support enforced minimum standards in housing as a precondition of a renting?

organisation: Generation Rent

Yes - Labour has put that in our manifesto and we will enact that.

Britain spends £24 billion on housing benefit and less than £1.5 billion on building homes. Do you support an increase in the social housebuilding grant to £5 billion a year to build homes?

organisation: Generation Rent

Yes

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

organisation: Generation Rent

Yes - we need more houses built and also need to make them affordable (really affordable not 80%) and ensure that homes are reserved for local people and council houses.

Private sector landlords receive over £27bn a year in housing benefit and tax breaks. Would you support a rent tax that recouped up to a third of this to fund new housing supply?

organisation: Generation Rent

In principle yes but I don't want to see people on HB turned away from decent housing which has started to happen recently. Therefore I would hope that we can ensure that the HB bubble is burst by building social housing.

To what degree should access to information on the internet be restricted by the state or private companies?

organisation: Open Rights Group (ORG)

It should be restricted as little as possible whilst protect individual freedoms and allowing people to be forgotten if they wish and keeping children safe.

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

organisation: CISTA

Yes