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

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Labour Party
Amanjit Jhund
(Labour Party)
British National Party
Peter Phillips
(British National Party)
because we couldn't contact them
Liberal Democrats
Julian Tisi
(Liberal Democrats)
Conservative Party
Adam Afriyie
(Conservative Party)
Independent
Peter John Hooper
(Independent)
UK Independence Party - UKIP
John-Paul Rye
(UK Independence Party - UKIP)
because we couldn't contact them

Let's start by looking at the local statements

  • We asked volunteers to find local questions, but unfortunately none have been submitted for this constituency.

National statements

  • Many people think taxes will have to rise in the next parliament to cut Britain's budget deficit. If they do, any increases should disproportionately be paid by higher earners.
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    Derek Wall (Green Party)
    strongly agrees
    “The Spirit Level book shows that inequality lead to more crime, more ill health and a range of problems, sacrifices should not be made by the poorest.”
  • The British government interferes too much with business.
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    Derek Wall (Green Party)
    is neutral
    “I am not a fan of bureaucracy and I think governments get a lot wrong. I think we need to take action against corporations that have too much power, however changing ownership is key. I believe in mutuals, coops i.e. economic democracy”
  • Government should tackle climate change aggressively even if it means energy bills go up.
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    Derek Wall (Green Party)
    strongly agrees
    “Yes but we must make it easier to be green, good public transport, cycling, local food production. Action on rainforest protection, lots of investment in renewables”
  • It would be a big problem if Britain became more economically unequal over the next 5 years.
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    Derek Wall (Green Party)
    strongly agrees
    “Yes”
  • Despite the recession, Britain should increase spending on public sector services.
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    Derek Wall (Green Party)
    strongly agrees
    “Danger of new recession and more cash needed for education, health care, we should cut Trident, stop the war in Afghanistan and rip up the ID card scheme.”
  • People should provide for their own retirement, and not demand the state to help them do so.
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    Derek Wall (Green Party)
    is neutral
    “We pay national insurance and a good pension should be provided, private pensions based on stock markets are insecure.”
  • Immigration levels are too high.
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    Derek Wall (Green Party)
    strongly disagrees
    “No. I think migrants generally work hard and I love living in a multi-cultural society, I am concerned about Asylum seekers being sent back to be killed by repressive regimes. Massive movements of people can be disruptive but lets not build walls.”
  • There are too many CCTV cameras in Britain.
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    Derek Wall (Green Party)
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  • A married, heterosexual couple provide the best environment in which to raise a family.
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    Derek Wall (Green Party)
    disagrees
    “There are different models, kids need lots of family support but there is no one way of doing so.”
  • In general, politicians in Britain are honest.
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    Derek Wall (Green Party)
    strongly disagrees
    “I think sadly as politics has become less about ideas and more about career it has attracted the wrong kind of people.”
  • The arts in Britain should pay for themselves, and not rely on Government subsidy.
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    Derek Wall (Green Party)
    disagrees
    “I think the arts are vital and we should support them.”
  • The new British government should begin negotiations to leave the European Union.
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    Derek Wall (Green Party)
    disagrees
    “The EU needs reforming but we cannot simply leave.”
  • Even if Iran develops a nuclear weapon, Britain should not support any military action against Iran.
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    Derek Wall (Green Party)
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    “Many countries have nuclear weapons, we need to take strong action for disarmament but there have been too many wars in the region. I am unconvinced that Iran is developing nuclear weapons.”
  • British troops should stay in Afghanistan as long as they are needed.
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    Derek Wall (Green Party)
    strongly disagrees
    “We need an international peace keeping force from the region, we need to stop the loss of life.”
  • Britain spends too much money on foreign aid.
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    Derek Wall (Green Party)
    disagrees
    “It needs to be targeted and issues like fair trade, debt and the arms trade are even more important to development. However aid remains vital”

Answers by party

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