1. MP's Expenses - Activists Survey

Thank you for completing this survey! We're really keen to get your thoughts on the current situation. Please forward it on to your contacts within the Labour Party.
If you experience any issues filling it in, please email necletter@hotmail.co.uk.
Please note that any questions marked with a * must be filled in for the survey to be successful.

* 1. Are you a member of the Labour Party?

* 2. Please enter your CLP, Position in the Party and Email Address (all responses will be kept anonymous)

* 3. On a scale of 1 to 5 (where 1 is NOT AT ALL WELL and five is VERY WELL), how well do you think the party leadership have dealt with the expenses scandal so far?

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how well?

* 4. On a scale of 1 to 5, (where 1 is NOT AT ALL FIRM AND FAIR and 5 is VERY FIRM AND FAIR), do you think the Party leadership are now taking firm and fair actions to clean up the reputation of our Party?

  1 2 3 4 5
firm and fair?

* 5. On a scale of 1 to 5 (where 1 is "has DEFINITELY brought the party into disrepute" and 5 is "has DEFINITELY NOT brought the party into disrepute"), what type of claims or behaviour do you think have brought our party into disrepute?

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Claiming mortgage payments when mortgage is paid off
Claiming for properties that are not in an MP’s constituency or in London
"Flipping" Second Homes
Failing to pay capital gains tax on second home sales
Claiming the full food allowance
Using Expenses to Refurbish Properties
Using expenses to buy extravagant household goods

* 6. Do you think that MPs should be deselected, if they have:

  Yes Not Sure No
Broken the parliamentary rules?
Not broken parliamentary rules, but have brought the party into disrepute with extravagant claims?
Not broken the rules, but caused the party embarrassment?

* 7. How should Ministers or Cabinet Ministers be treated if they have brought the party into disrepute?

* 8. Do you support the introduction of open primaries to select Labour Party candidates?

* 9. On a scale of 1 to 5 (where 1 is MUCH LESS LIKELY to campaign and 5 is MUCH MORE LIKELY to campaign), how do you feel about campaigning for Labour at the current time?

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current campaigning

* 10. Going into the next General Election what positive policy areas should the Party leadership be focusing on?

* 11. Do you have any other thoughts or comments you would like to make about the current situation?

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