MP fights for firefighters

MP fights for firefighters

Eastleigh MP Mike Thornton has recently met with fire minister Penny Mordaunt to hold the minister to account and ensure Government delivers on its guarantee on firefighters' pensions.   

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£905 tax cut for people in Eastleigh

£905 tax cut for people in Eastleigh

Working people in Eastleigh are set to benefit from up to £905 income tax cut by 2018.  

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Lib Dem Health Spokesman Praises Eastleigh Mental Health Practitioners

Lib Dem Health Spokesman Praises Eastleigh Mental Health Practitioners

Norman Lamb, Lib Dem spokesman for health and a government minister with responsibility for care, has praised mental health practitioners in Eastleigh following a visit to a music lesson held in partnership with Southampton Community Orchestra (SOCO) and Solent Mind on Wednesday 11th March.  

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‘Scrap the tax on learning’, demands local MP

‘Scrap the tax on learning’, demands local MP

Local MP Mike Thornton demanded a fair deal for local sixth-forms and joined a campaign to scrap the tax that leaves local sixth-form colleges out of pocket by hundreds of thousands of pounds a year.                                

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More local jobs and apprenticeships

More local jobs and apprenticeships

Mike's helped boost the number of local apprenticeships to 3440 since 2010 - help his campaign for even more!

Stop the Hamble gravel pit

Stop the Hamble gravel pit

Across our borough Mike Thornton & the Eastleigh Lib Dems are fighting to protect the green gaps between our villages

About Mike

I want to take a moment to explain to you why I feel so privileged to be the MP for our area. I've lived here in Bishopstoke for over twenty years. My family and I love living here amongst good friends and neighbours. We're members of our local church and both play an active role in our community. I'm proud to be part of the local Lib Dem Team that's put together a twenty year record of delivery for people in our area. Read more