Kenryck Lloyd Jones

party: Labour Party
constituency: Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk

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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 am concerned to ensure that we protect the privacy of private citizens, and that protection of privacy keeps up with the technology.

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

It's become increasingly clear that we need to do more for dementia patients and the case that applies to children can equally be applied to people with dementia.

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 - and I'd be interested to learn more of the differences in libel law between Scotland and Northern Ireland and other parts of the UK.

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


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

There should of course be minimum standards, and provided the balance is right between the standard required and the price the standard dictates, this should improve the standards of homes to rent a particular in the south-east where Low standard accommodation will still find people desperate to rent.

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


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

organisation: Open Rights Group (ORG)

As a rule I don't think any information that is not private information should be restricted

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

organisation: CISTA