CAFOD’s director Chris Bain outlines three crucial questions to ask your candidates – on aid, climate change and Britain’s role in the world. He explains in three short clips why these issues matter to CAFOD during the UK general election 2017.
As Catholics, Pope Francis reminds us that we have a shared responsibility for others and the world, and calls us to join a new dialogue about the future.
This election must look to the kind of society we wish to create for ourselves and to pass on to our children. It’s also about the world we want to see for our brothers and sisters worldwide, especially those who are poorest and most vulnerable.
Question one: What will you and your party do to continue to tackle poverty overseas?
Question two: How will you and your party make tackling climate change a priority and prevent more people being pushed into poverty because of the changing climate?
Question three: How will you and your party ensure that Britain is an outward-looking, tolerant and welcoming nation in years ahead?