This page contains the views of the MP candidates for Bishop Auckland on a wide range of issues

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UK Independence Party - UKIP
Dave Brothers
(UK Independence Party - UKIP)
British National Party
Adam Walker
(British National Party)
Labour Party
Helen Goodman
(Labour Party)
Liberal Democrats
Mark Wilkes
(Liberal Democrats)
Conservative Party
Barbara Harrison
(Conservative Party)

Let's start by looking at the local statements

  • Acute care, babycare and A&E should be reinstated at Bishop Auckland Hospital as a priority, even if it requires spending additional public money.
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    Sam Zair (Local Liberals People Before Politics Party)
    strongly agrees
    “Ifounded the Save Our Services Campaign at Bishop Auckland and tried in vain to get our m.p. to fight for this in Westminster to no avail and after listening to the many concerns from patients I would strongly urge the A&E be reinstated.”
  • Wind turbines should not be erected in the west of County Durham.
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    disagree
    Sam Zair (Local Liberals People Before Politics Party)
    is neutral
    “I feel very strongly that this should be a locaL Planning issue as in the case of Bolam as the residents feel they were too near to the village. I honestly feel that the residents should be listened to far more frequently.”

National statements

Answers by party

In many places, key candidates have refused to go on the record (and sometimes we've been unable to get in touch with them). As a poor substitute, you can see a rough version of how each party answers on average over at our partner site, Democracy Club.

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