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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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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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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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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