West Bromwich West Candidates: (left to right) Malcolm Ford (UKIP), Andrew Hardie (Conservative), Adrian Bailey (Labour), Sadie Smith (Liberal Demorcrat), Russel Green (BNP)
We asked the candidates the questions shown below and have received a variety of responses which can be found here, or by clicking on the names above.
1.What is your view of the Christian faith?
2.How do you decide if something is right or wrong?
3.What role do you think Christian values have to play in contemporary society?
4.Do you believe that marriage is for a man and a woman alone, for life?
5.Do you accept that people who believe heterosexual marriage is the only proper context for a sexual expression should be free to say so without falling foul of the law or losing their jobs?
6.Do you believe that churches should be free only to employ people whose beliefs and lifestyle are in accordance with Christian teaching?
7.Do you believe that parents should be free to exercise their responsibilities to discipline their children, physically (i.e. free to smack their children)?
8.Who should be responsible for providing children with a ‘suitable’ education? (and how do you define ‘suitable’?)
9.Do you believe that the current law on abortion is too lax, too restrictive or about right?
10.Do you think that the law on euthanasia should be changed?
11.What aspects of life in our nation or in Tipton do you think politicians have responsibility for?
12.Are there any aspects of life in our nation or in Tipton you think politicians should not take responsibility for?
13.What aspects of your character and your life do you believe qualify you for serving as an MP for West Bromwich West?
14.Why should the people of West Bromwich West give you their votes at this General Election?