The Big 5 Questions Interview: Karl McCartney – Conservative

Karl McCartney, Conservative parliamentary hopeful for Lincoln, was the latest candidate take part in The Lincolnite’s exclusive Big 5 Questions interview series this week.

The former MP for the city, who is hoping to be re-elected for a second term, answered questions on pressures on NHS services, housing, and transport, with particular interest centred on the much-discussed Eastern Bypass.

We also had a bit of extra time with Karl McCartney to answer questions from Periscope.

Karl McCartney. Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Karl McCartney. Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

The remaining schedule is as follows:

  • Thursday, April 23: Lucy Rigby, Labour
  • Friday, April 24: Nick Smith, UKIP

• Watch the interview with Ross Pepper (Lib Dem) from Monday.

Watch the interview with Helen Powell (Lincolnshire Independents) from Tuesday.

Watch the interview with Elaine Smith (TUSC) from Tuesday.

Each interview will be packaged in a video series available to watch back on YouTube. People can also watch The Big 5 Questions live via the Periscope app from Twitter, which is available in iOS devices free in the App Store. Follow The Lincolnite on Periscope to be notified when we are live with the interviews.

You can keep up with the latest news ahead of elections in Lincoln by following our Elections 2015 hub.