Local Election Survey 2018 – Candidates
We’re surveying candidates in Greater Manchester for the 2018 election. Find out more about the survey.
Below is a summary of the responses across the areas of Greater Manchester. Where a candidate has already responded, you can see their response. If your candidates haven’t yet responded, follow the Twitter link to ask them to!
The Green Party would go even further. Achieving a zero carbon economy by 2050.
Divestment from Fossil Fuels
It is incredible that our funds are still subsidizing an economy that is expensive, unsustainable and finite. Every survey across Britain I've seen shows that Britain wants renewable, not fossil fuels.
Walking and Cycling
This is a real opportunity for GM to move away from motor vehicles and create a healthier city for our people
The air quality in Salford is the the worst in Greater Manchester the last I heard. We really need our council to step up and be the first to introduce these kinds of schemes. Particularly as Salford seems to be the area where most who work in Spinningfields/Deansgate love to park
Straws have to be the most pointless uses of plastic and I am tired of continuously asking for my drink to come without a straw. As for bottles and coffee cups, making that change shouldn't really be so hard as long as there is the will to do it. In my workplace I pushed to provide everyone with reusable drinking bottles and to stop providing plastic cups and it has worked.
I'm struggling to see how the GMCA can claim that their proposals will see a cleaner, greener city to be honest
Yes, as in the long run it will also make it cheaper to run and save money whilst also being kind to our lungs