Jon Fuller

party: Green Party
constituency: Southend West

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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 would promote a Bill of Rights and also call for a Royal Commission to develop a strategy to deliver this outcome.

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 crisis in HNS and mental health care funding has to be addressed. We in the Green Party have committed in our manifesto to deliver the resources needed.

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.

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. For example on energy efficiency of the building.

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

The Green Party has committed to building 500,000 social to rent homes over the 5 years of the next parliament.

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

organisation: Generation Rent

Yes, they are too high. The Green Party will build 500,000 more social to rent homers, thereby taking the heat off the pressure of the private purchase sector.

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

The Green party manifesto commits to abolishing the tax relief.

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

organisation: Open Rights Group (ORG)

Restrictions should only apply to convicted criminals, for example those who promote terrorism, use the internet for organised criminal purposes or who undertake hate crimes.

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

organisation: CISTA

Yes.