A two-horse race in Eastleigh Borough!

People across Eastleigh Borough know that the choice locally is between Mike Thornton’s Lib Dems and the Conservatives. Labour and UKIP aren’t serious contenders and have no Borough Councillors here. Bookmakers William Hill has placed Labour out of the race, at 100-1 to win our constituency at the General Election. Read more

Local Lib Dem members choose Mike Thornton as their candidate for the Eastleigh by-election

Local Liberal Democrat members have chosen Mike Thornton as their candidate for the Eastleigh by-election.

mike.jpgMike is a popular local borough councillor, who has lived locally for 19 years, and has kept council tax bills down, while protecting front line local services.

He has led local opposition to Conservative County Council cuts to libraries, children's centres, buses and youth centres.

As Eastleigh MP, Mike Thornton will -

  • Fight to protect green spaces from Tory development and gravel extraction
  • Work to bring more jobs and investment to our area - the 500 jobs and £60m a year into the local economy at the Lib Dem Council backed Ageas Bowl are a good start
  • Campaign to cut income tax for local workers - that's on top the £600 a year tax cut that the Lib Dems have already won

Voting Liberal Democrat will give Eastleigh residents an excellent local MP who will work to deliver a stronger economy in a fairer society, allowing everyone to get on in life.

Mike Thornton, a business and development manager and has been a parish and borough councillor since 2007. He is involved with the annual Bishopstoke Carnival and is an active member of the local church.

Mike lives with his wife and daughter in Bishopstoke. In his spare time, Mike enjoys playing squash and tennis.

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