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!
I believe we need to aim for a much more ambitious target; 2038 is too far away.
Divestment from Fossil Fuels
It is unethical to invest people's pensions in such schemes; largely without their knowledge or approval.
Walking and Cycling
There are far too few cycle routes in Greater Manchester and Britain in general. It is made accessible that people will take up alternative forms of transport
Parking around schools and colleges is not only harmful to health but dangerous to pedestrians. Motorists can frequently be seen leaving their engines idling; this is damaging our children's health.
I believe pesticides should be banned completely and organic farming promoted.
Yes but we need to do more; Bolton Council needs to drastically improve recycling facilities which are sadly lacking in this area.
I would also like to see a ban an internal flights in the UK and other forms of transport such as trains to be made more accessible.
Yes we need more homes that are both affordable and energy efficient