Elections

2015 South Cambridgeshire District Council election: Fowlmere & Foxton

Summary: 2015 elections to South Cambridgeshire District Council
Polling date: Thursday 7th May 2015
Ward:
Candidates
(by surname):
  • Paul EVANS  (Green Party)
  • Mark MCMILLAN  (Conservative Party)
  • David MERRITT  (Labour Party)
  • Deborah ROBERTS  (Independent)

Questions for Fowlmere & Foxton ward candidates (4 questions)

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# Question 1

Cambridge Cycling Campaign has created a guide to cycling best-practice called Making Space For Cycling, endorsed by all national cycling organisations. Do you fully support this guide, and if so, what one principle in it do you think could most effectively be applied in your ward?

Paul EVANS
(Green Party)

Support 'Making Space for Cycling'. And a member of the Cambridge Cycling Campaign.

Mark MCMILLAN
(Conservative Party)
The candidate has not responded to the survey.
David MERRITT
(Labour Party)
The candidate has not responded to the survey.
Deborah ROBERTS
(Independent)
The candidate has not responded to the survey.

# Question 2

What measures would you like to see to improve the safety of children getting to school?

Paul EVANS
(Green Party)

Dedicated cycle lanes, secure cycle parking and cycle training for those children at primary school.

Incentives for parents, as well.

Mark MCMILLAN
(Conservative Party)
The candidate has not responded to the survey.
David MERRITT
(Labour Party)
The candidate has not responded to the survey.
Deborah ROBERTS
(Independent)
The candidate has not responded to the survey.

# Question 3

What experience do you and your family have of cycling? Do you have any different concerns about younger or older family members cycling than you do yourself?

Paul EVANS
(Green Party)

Cycle most days to Meldreth railway station and occassionally to Cambridge.

Mark MCMILLAN
(Conservative Party)
The candidate has not responded to the survey.
David MERRITT
(Labour Party)
The candidate has not responded to the survey.
Deborah ROBERTS
(Independent)
The candidate has not responded to the survey.

# Question 4

The 2011 census shows that South Cambridgeshire has the highest levels of cycle commuting of any non-urban area, including substantial cycling into Cambridge city: how would you rate the current conditions for cycling from your ward into Cambridge, and how could it be improved?

Paul EVANS
(Green Party)

Disappointing that A10 cycle up grade wasn't agreed and this really is the key to encouraging more cycling along with better cycle parking at the railway station.

Mark MCMILLAN
(Conservative Party)
The candidate has not responded to the survey.
David MERRITT
(Labour Party)
The candidate has not responded to the survey.
Deborah ROBERTS
(Independent)
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.