Miles Grindey

party: Green Party
constituency: Fareham

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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)

I believe that a lot of our freedoms have been curbed in the name of counter-terrorism. I would like to hold public enquiries with constituents if elected about issues such as this.

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

This is a good question. I would say that there should be a consultation with members of the public about the way this should be conducted. I have very little experience around people with Dementia besides my great-aunt.

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

Why don't they already?

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

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

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, The Green Party would raise the Grant to £6bn

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

organisation: Generation Rent

Yes, it's very difficult to get a house for the average price of £210k

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

Yes

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

organisation: Open Rights Group (ORG)

I believe Private companies should only have information that has been provided to them voluntarily by their consumers and employees. With regards to the state I hold a similar view, except they are just people and not employees or consumers - however I believe that it's different if the Department for Work and Pensions has a good bank of info on people (for specific purposes) and Apple having your pension information.

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

organisation: CISTA

Yes