Fears raised Hampshire elderly will face social isolation as bus service cut

Mike Thornton has raised fears that elderly residents will be left cut off after Conservative County Council axed free older person’s bus travel between 9am and 9.30am.


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Over the recent months, some local residents have been in touch regarding the National Health Service and the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), so I wanted to clarify my position.



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Lib Dems and NHS

Only the Liberal Democrats will give the NHS the funds that doctors have asked for. Our manifesto plans include £8bn a year by 2020 for the NHS, with £3.5bn dedicated to improving mental health services.





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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

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

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

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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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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Unemployment falls in Eastleigh AGAIN

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


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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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