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Hampstead and Kilburn general election 2015: Green candidate Dr Rebecca Johnson’s final word

PUBLISHED: 08:00 07 May 2015

Dr Rebecca Johnson. Picture: Nigel Sutton.

Dr Rebecca Johnson. Picture: Nigel Sutton.

© Nigel Sutton email pictures@nigelsuttonphotography.com

Green Party candidate Dr Rebecca Johnson faces a final Q&A before today’s general election in Hampstead and Kilburn.

What’s the first thing you’d do if you were elected? I’d give a resounding acceptance speech thanking voters and promising to work hard for H&K people’s needs and the environment!

If you were in government, what would be the first policy you’d like to introduce? Political reform, including proportional representation.

If you don’t get elected, what will you do? Swim in the Kenwood Ladies Pond, sleep and catch up with friends and family.

The likely outcome is a coalition – what would be your favoured option? A Labour-led minority government, supported by progressive parties.

What do you think is the most likely outcome of the election? If a coalition, between which parties? Hung parliament. I hope Ed Miliband will become PM, but as head of a minority government.

Who do you think will win in Hampstead and Kilburn? The winners will be those who have voted for the candidate and policies they believe to be best.

Where will you be going on election night to celebrate/drown your sorrows? When results are in – whatever they are – the necessities will be music and bed!

What has been your favourite memory from the campaign so far? Getting to know Matt, a gentle, courageous gay man who came to a West Hampstead hustings and told his appalling, tragic story about religiously-driven homophobia driving his beloved partner Naz to suicide.


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