Richard Wood

party: UK Independence Party (UKIP)
constituency: Hammersmith

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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

UKIP will allow all Parents and Carers the same

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


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

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

organisation: Open Rights Group (ORG)

No restrictions unless it is to stop items which are illegal or for security purposes

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

organisation: CISTA

UKIP will bring in new ideas and stricter penalties for drugs and crime

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

That is for their own Governments

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

No wee have a free market economy, we can regulate in a different was I will check this for you

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 are rules and laws in place now, it seems we done apply them properly.

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

organisation: Generation Rent

No we have a free market economy, but UKIP will change some laws to make off shore landlords pay council tax too