Teena Lashmore

party: Liberal Democrats
constituency: Bethnal Green and Bow

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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

I support the German Housing policy that delivers both economic and emotional well-being for the long term. This is a Housing Management policy which limits the impact of open markets which are 97% driven by commercial banks.

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

LibDems introducing Carers Passport with a range of benefits included

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

Free Speech is equal to everyone

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. Each property should be registered in square metres so we can see what we get per square metre. Minimum for 1 person about 50 square metres. I suggest we take and tweak the German Housing policies because these balance economy with social good and emotional well-being. We in the UK simply focused on prices and markets. New builds to have minimum size, as indicated above and LibDems policy is that they meet 'green standards' for renewable materials and sustainability by 2030.

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

I support the German Housing Policy as this balances economic and emotional well being need while reducing the distortions created by commercial banks printing mortgages excessively.

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

organisation: Generation Rent

House prices driven by banks and lack of supply and therefore the 'market' is being distorted by these 'controllers' so Monetary Reform along with the German Housing Policy will meet our needs in London. Prices bare no resemblance to GDP.

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

I support the German Housing Policy with a few tweaks to meet England and a few more tweaks to meet London only (London unique position) as this meets housing economic and social needs. I'd also reduce the 6 bank monopoly from the mortgage markets where 40% printed bank money is debt and issued for mortgages - pushing up house prices for everyone. Banks responsible for 97% of our economy and this too is pushing up house prices. I support Monetary Reform precisely because it impacts upon housing as described above.

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

organisation: Open Rights Group (ORG)

Sorry question is to vague

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

organisation: CISTA

Yes