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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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 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 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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Recycle Your Stamps and Give To A Good Cause

Eastleigh MP Mike Thornton visited St. Francis Animal Welfare near Eastleigh in December and toured the charity’s facilities with manager Helen Kerris Shaw.


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Mike Supports Local Pubs and Hamble Lifeboat

Mike Thornton MP visited Ye Olde Whyte Harte on Hamble High Street this weekend and pulled a pint with owner Stewart Barnard, before enjoying a pub lunch with Lib Dem activists and councillors after a productive canvassing session.


Mike with Stewart Barnard and Lib Dem Councillors Malcolm Cross (left) and Suzy Hamel

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Lib Dems Would Spend Extra £8bn On NHS

The Liberal Democrats have laid out plans to provide an extra £8bn of spending on the NHS if they enter government after the next election.


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"Save Our Countryside" says Mike Thornton MP

Hamble’s Member of Parliament, Mike Thornton, has backed local Parish Councils and residents opposing 225 homes slap bang in the middle of the countryside at Hound Corner.


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