Roy Horobin

party: Liberal Democrats
constituency: Cleethorpes

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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)

Support a Digital Bill of Rights

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 - unless there is something I am missing.

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. We must raise the standard of rented houses in some areas.

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)

The Liberal Democrats opposed the Snooper's Charter. A Digital Bill of Rights has been proposed.

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

Advocate for a change in attitude. Lib Dems are big on ending the stigma of mental health.

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

organisation: Generation Rent

House prices are way too high. How will our children be able to afford a home. The current policy makes the rich richer.

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. I support shifting the current appalling situation with housing.

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

organisation: CISTA

Yes. We need a more enlightened approach to drugs. A better approach will save lives, reduce crime and save money. We need solutions not demonisation.