This page contains the views of the MP candidates for Dwyfor Meirionnydd on a wide range of issues

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Stop press: 4 of your candidates haven't gone on the record!

Plaid Cymru - Party of Wales
Elfyn Llwyd
(Plaid Cymru - Party of Wales)
Labour Party
Alwyn Humphreys
(Labour Party)
because we couldn't contact them
Conservative Party
Simon Baynes
(Conservative Party)
UK Independence Party - UKIP
Francis Wykes
(UK Independence Party - UKIP)

Let's start by looking at the local statements

  • The Bontnewydd bypass should be built.
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    Louise Hughes (Independent)
    agrees
    “The existing road is outdated for the volume of traffic. There are often long, frustrating delays for both locals and commuters.”
    Steve Churchman (Liberal Democrats)
    agrees
    “This is not in the constituency of Dwyfor-Meirionnydd, it is in Arfon. I understand that there are problems with the proposed route, they need addressing.”
  • Plans to close smaller schools and send pupils to larger ones should go ahead.
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    Louise Hughes (Independent)
    disagrees
    “Proposed school closures must be carefully considered with the alternatives being fully explored. A rural school closure can be devastating for a village community which has seen the closure of most of its amenities over the years.”
    Steve Churchman (Liberal Democrats)
    disagrees
    “Small schools can work perfectly well, providing they are not oo small. I voted against the closure proposals for Tywyn catchment area when the matter went before full council as I think they went too far.”
  • The North Wales Air Ambulance should be publicly funded.
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    Louise Hughes (Independent)
    strongly agrees
    “The Air Ambulance provides a truly life saving service for rural communities and should not have to rely on charitable donations to exist and perform so admirably.”
    Steve Churchman (Liberal Democrats)
    strongly agrees
    “Life and death dependent on charity, is this a third world country ?”
  • There should be public investment or regulation to ensure broadband speeds in rural areas of Dwyfor Meirionnydd are improved as a priority.
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    Louise Hughes (Independent)
    agrees
    “Fast internet access is extremely important to help rural businesses operate to their full potential.”
    Steve Churchman (Liberal Democrats)
    strongly agrees
    “E-commerce depends upon fast broadband speeds. We must not be left as an economic backwater.”

National statements

Answers by party

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