The Parties Respond to Our Questions! Q7 – Rewilding

Here’s the final blog in our series of candidate responses to our questions. Once again, we’d like to thank all the candidates who responded for their thoughtful and considered responses to our questions. We hope you’ve found it enlightening. The full, unedited responses for this question are available in this document Candidates Responses-Q7. What isContinue reading “The Parties Respond to Our Questions! Q7 – Rewilding”

The Parties Respond to Our Questions! Q6 – Sustainable Lifestyles

The full, unedited responses for this question are available in this document: Candidates Responses-Q6. What help should government offer to help people lead more sustainable lifestyles? Andrew Bingham (Conservative) Andrew says that the availability of renewable energy and recycling facilities and initiatives, together with corporate attempts to reduce carbon footprints and waste, make it easier inContinue reading “The Parties Respond to Our Questions! Q6 – Sustainable Lifestyles”

The Parties Respond to Our Questions! Q5 – Roads vs Buses

The full, unedited responses for this question are available in this document Candidates Responses-Q5. Do you support the recent announcement of £15bn investment in road projects? If so, is this the best use for this money at a time when reductions in funding for local bus services are putting services at risk and there areContinue reading “The Parties Respond to Our Questions! Q5 – Roads vs Buses”

The Parties Respond to Our Questions! Q4 – Community Energy

The full, unedited responses for this question are available in this document: Candidates Responses-Q4. Recent changes to the registration of co-ops and tax changes have put barriers in the way of community energy schemes. Conversely, George Osborne talks about tax breaks for fracking companies. Which would you prioritise and how? Stephen Worrall (Liberal Democrats) Stephen saysContinue reading “The Parties Respond to Our Questions! Q4 – Community Energy”

The Parties Respond to Our Questions! Q3 – Local Food

Here’s the third blog in our series of High Peak General Election candidate responses to our questions. The full, unedited responses for this question are available in this document: Candidates Responses-Q3. What initiatives would you introduce that would support local food producers and farmers to sell their produce in an environment dominated by a small number ofContinue reading “The Parties Respond to Our Questions! Q3 – Local Food”