‘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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‘Scrap the tax on learning’, demands local MP
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Eastleigh MP Mike Thornton fights for railway station lift to aid disabled passengers

Local Lib Dem MP Mike Thornton has called for improvements to a local train station to help disabled travelers and those with pushchairs.

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Eastleigh MP Mike Thornton fights for railway station lift to aid disabled passengers
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Unemployment falls in Eastleigh AGAIN

Mike Thornton, local MP, has welcomed yet another drop in unemployment in Eastleigh.

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Unemployment falls in Eastleigh AGAIN
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Mike backs life-saving campaign for Carbon Monoxide Alarms

Eastleigh MP, Mike Thornton, showed his support and learned more about prevention for Carbon Monoxide poisoning at a parliamentary event earlier this month.

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Mike backs life-saving campaign for Carbon Monoxide Alarms
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Mike Thornton MP presses ministers over housing in Eastleigh

Eastleigh MP Mike Thornton has pressed for answers over the Government inspector’s decision to overrule Borough Council’s Local Plan and push for thousands more homes in Eastleigh.

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Mike Thornton MP presses ministers over housing in Eastleigh
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Eastleigh Councillors Provide £50k To Build School Crossing

Lib Dem Borough Councillors in Eastleigh have provided nearly £50,000 to help cover the cost of a new crossing on a busy road.

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Eastleigh Councillors Provide £50k To Build School Crossing
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Fracking is NOT our future

In a move at odds with the Government, the Lib Dem MP for Eastleigh Mike Thornton voted to back a moratorium on fracking, arguing the drive for shale gas would make Britain over-reliant on fossil fuels.

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Fracking is NOT our future
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Mike Thornton MP pays tribute to Holocaust survivors

Tuesday 27th January marks the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi concentration and death camp Auschwitz-Birkenau. Mike paid tribute to the extraordinary Holocaust survivors by signing the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment last week.

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Mike Thornton MP pays tribute to Holocaust survivors
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Mike leads campaign to stamp out killer cancer

Mike Thornton MP is leading on a campaign to raise awareness of a deadly cancer that affects over 8000 people a year in the UK.

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Mike leads campaign to stamp out killer cancer
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Mike Presses Government to Improve GP Waiting Times

Mike Thornton has stepped up his ongoing battle on the future of health services. The Eastleigh MP, whose wife used to be a nurse and midwife at Winchester Hospital, has tabled a motion in Parliament calling on the Government to "ensure that a patient can see their GP within a week". 

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Mike Presses Government to Improve GP Waiting Times
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