The number of people claiming Jobseeker’s Allowance in Eastleigh Borough has fallen by 834 people in the last three years - a drop of nearly 60%.Read more
The UK Business Secretary has questioned a bank's decision to close the last bank branch in a Hampshire village.
In a recent meeting (pictured), Jason Judd, who runs the Oven Door Bakery in Botley Road, and Fair Oak’s MP Mike Thornton discussed Natwest’s controversial decision to close Fair Oak’s last bank with the Business Secretary Dr Vince Cable MP.Read more
Pupils from Cherbourg Primary School in Eastleigh are campaigning to make sure millions of children get the chance to go to school across the world.
The children have asked their local MP Mike Thornton to deliver their messages to the Prime Minister David Cameron and other world leaders to ensure every child in the world has access to basic education as part of The Education for All (EFA) movement.Read more
7 lucky schoolchildren from Nightingale Primary school in Eastleigh are set to enjoy a day's cricket at the world-famous Ageas Bowl, thanks to Royal London and their local MP Mike Thornton.Read more
Local residents have welcomed news of action to tackle motorway noise on one of the busiest motorways in Hampshire, after a local MP successfully fought for low noise resurfacing.Read more
Fair Oak's MP is set to meet with Business Secretary Vince Cable MP on Monday over the controversial closure of the last remaining bank in a local village.Read more
Eastleigh MP Mike Thornton has welcomed the news that the Liberal Democrats plan to significantly reform spare room subsidy rules, or the 'bedroom tax' as it's commonly known.Read more
"It's an accident waiting to happen."
That's the verdict from residents living in the middle of a speeding hotspot in Hedge End.
Eastleigh MP Mike Thornton has welcomed the announcement of tough new rules to protect tied pub tenants as "great news for both the pub landlords and pub-goers in Eastleigh borough".Read more
"More excellent news for Eastleigh Borough."
This is how Eastleigh MP Mike Thornton hailed the news that local unemployment has tumbled to its lowest levels in over three years.Read more