Martin Roberts

party: Yorkshire First
constituency: Hemsworth

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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

I think while we remain a UK i think that many of the laws should be the same and the UK Parliament should be the top authority. I do support a federal UK though.

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


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


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

organisation: Generation Rent

Over all yes but I think they are higher in the South than they are here in the north

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

Overall yes i see no reason why a land lord would need so many tax breaks and so on

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

organisation: Open Rights Group (ORG)

I think usual UK law seems to be quite affective currently but information should be readily available and restrictions should be kept to a minimum as much as possible. Anything that could harm people should be reviewed as our laws should be anyway and protections put in place if deemed necessary.

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

organisation: CISTA

I see no reason why not so yes