Elections – Cambridge Cycling Campaign

Elections

Local elections (County), May 2013: Norman Cross

Summary: Elections to Cambridgeshire County Council in May 2013.
Polling date: Thursday 2nd May 2013
Division:
Candidates
(by surname):
  • Margaret COCHRANE  (Labour Party)
  • Nick GUYATT  (Conservative Party)
  • Roger John HENSON  (UK Independence Party)
  • Barry HYLAND  (UK Independence Party)
  • Mac MCGUIRE  (Conservative Party)
  • Christopher Raymond Lansdale WAITES  (Liberal Democrat)
  • Graeme Leslie WATKINS  (Labour Party)

Questions for Norman Cross division candidates (8 questions)

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# Question 1

What experience do you have of cycling in the Cambridgeshire area?

Margaret COCHRANE
(Labour Party)
The candidate has not responded to the survey.
Nick GUYATT
(Conservative Party)
The candidate has not responded to the survey.
Roger John HENSON
(UK Independence Party)
The candidate has not responded to the survey.
Barry HYLAND
(UK Independence Party)
The candidate has not responded to the survey.
Mac MCGUIRE
(Conservative Party)
The candidate has not responded to the survey.
Christopher Raymond Lansdale WAITES
(Liberal Democrat)
The candidate has not responded to the survey.
Graeme Leslie WATKINS
(Labour Party)
The candidate has not responded to the survey.

# Question 2

Cambridge is seeing massive housing growth, with tens of thousands of new journeys into the city expected daily. Given that building tunnels, knocking down houses, or providing new public transport is very expensive, would you agree that creating very high-quality cycling routes to encourage new people to cycle offers by far the best cost-benefit ratio for transport improvements that facilitate growth of the City and surrounding areas?

Margaret COCHRANE
(Labour Party)
The candidate has not responded to the survey.
Nick GUYATT
(Conservative Party)
The candidate has not responded to the survey.
Roger John HENSON
(UK Independence Party)
The candidate has not responded to the survey.
Barry HYLAND
(UK Independence Party)
The candidate has not responded to the survey.
Mac MCGUIRE
(Conservative Party)
The candidate has not responded to the survey.
Christopher Raymond Lansdale WAITES
(Liberal Democrat)
The candidate has not responded to the survey.
Graeme Leslie WATKINS
(Labour Party)
The candidate has not responded to the survey.

# Question 3

Do you support our view that traffic policing, of all groups of road users (cyclists, drivers, etc), should become a greater police priority, and that this should be evidence-based, namely based on the relative levels of danger presented by each such group?

Margaret COCHRANE
(Labour Party)
The candidate has not responded to the survey.
Nick GUYATT
(Conservative Party)
The candidate has not responded to the survey.
Roger John HENSON
(UK Independence Party)
The candidate has not responded to the survey.
Barry HYLAND
(UK Independence Party)
The candidate has not responded to the survey.
Mac MCGUIRE
(Conservative Party)
The candidate has not responded to the survey.
Christopher Raymond Lansdale WAITES
(Liberal Democrat)
The candidate has not responded to the survey.
Graeme Leslie WATKINS
(Labour Party)
The candidate has not responded to the survey.

# Question 4

London’s Mayor has launched plans for proper prioritisation of space for cycling in London, with a 15-mile substantially-segregated route by removing traffic lanes from cars, three ‘mini-Hollands’ and more. Do you and your party support a new London-style bike plan for Cambridgeshire?

Margaret COCHRANE
(Labour Party)
The candidate has not responded to the survey.
Nick GUYATT
(Conservative Party)
The candidate has not responded to the survey.
Roger John HENSON
(UK Independence Party)
The candidate has not responded to the survey.
Barry HYLAND
(UK Independence Party)
The candidate has not responded to the survey.
Mac MCGUIRE
(Conservative Party)
The candidate has not responded to the survey.
Christopher Raymond Lansdale WAITES
(Liberal Democrat)
The candidate has not responded to the survey.
Graeme Leslie WATKINS
(Labour Party)
The candidate has not responded to the survey.

# Question 5

The County Council now has responsibility for public heath. As a member of the Council, how would you address such urgent and diverse issues as air quality, obesity, children’s independence, and the negative effects of a sedentary lifestyle?

Margaret COCHRANE
(Labour Party)
The candidate has not responded to the survey.
Nick GUYATT
(Conservative Party)
The candidate has not responded to the survey.
Roger John HENSON
(UK Independence Party)
The candidate has not responded to the survey.
Barry HYLAND
(UK Independence Party)
The candidate has not responded to the survey.
Mac MCGUIRE
(Conservative Party)
The candidate has not responded to the survey.
Christopher Raymond Lansdale WAITES
(Liberal Democrat)
The candidate has not responded to the survey.
Graeme Leslie WATKINS
(Labour Party)
The candidate has not responded to the survey.

# Question 6

The rising price of petrol, traffic congestion, the high cost of parking are a great concern for the public. How will you help the public to explore alternatives to the car? How will you give more choice to residents who think they have no choice but to use their car? What is your vision beyond the cycle of car-dependency?

Margaret COCHRANE
(Labour Party)
The candidate has not responded to the survey.
Nick GUYATT
(Conservative Party)
The candidate has not responded to the survey.
Roger John HENSON
(UK Independence Party)
The candidate has not responded to the survey.
Barry HYLAND
(UK Independence Party)
The candidate has not responded to the survey.
Mac MCGUIRE
(Conservative Party)
The candidate has not responded to the survey.
Christopher Raymond Lansdale WAITES
(Liberal Democrat)
The candidate has not responded to the survey.
Graeme Leslie WATKINS
(Labour Party)
The candidate has not responded to the survey.

# Question 7

What are your aspirations for the major new developments in the Cambridge area? Do you agree that Dutch-quality cycle provision, separate from pedestrians, is a standard to which the planning authorities should be holding developers?

Margaret COCHRANE
(Labour Party)
The candidate has not responded to the survey.
Nick GUYATT
(Conservative Party)
The candidate has not responded to the survey.
Roger John HENSON
(UK Independence Party)
The candidate has not responded to the survey.
Barry HYLAND
(UK Independence Party)
The candidate has not responded to the survey.
Mac MCGUIRE
(Conservative Party)
The candidate has not responded to the survey.
Christopher Raymond Lansdale WAITES
(Liberal Democrat)
The candidate has not responded to the survey.
Graeme Leslie WATKINS
(Labour Party)
The candidate has not responded to the survey.

# Question 8

Do you have any other general cycling-related comments or points? And what support have you given for cycling and walking, or sustainable transport more generally, in the recent past?

Margaret COCHRANE
(Labour Party)
The candidate has not responded to the survey.
Nick GUYATT
(Conservative Party)
The candidate has not responded to the survey.
Roger John HENSON
(UK Independence Party)
The candidate has not responded to the survey.
Barry HYLAND
(UK Independence Party)
The candidate has not responded to the survey.
Mac MCGUIRE
(Conservative Party)
The candidate has not responded to the survey.
Christopher Raymond Lansdale WAITES
(Liberal Democrat)
The candidate has not responded to the survey.
Graeme Leslie WATKINS
(Labour Party)
The candidate has not responded to the survey.

Camcycle is a non-partisan body. All candidates are given an equal opportunity to submit their views. Information published by Camcycle (Cambridge Cycling Campaign), The Bike Depot, 140 Cowley Road, Cambridge, CB4 0DL.