£800 tax cut for 42,530 people in Eastleigh

An £800 income tax cut for people in Eastleigh is the real budget boost, Liberal Democrat MP Mike Thornton has said.

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Streetworks pledge good news, says Eastleigh's MP

A pledge to tackle the costly damage caused by shoddy streetworks has been agreed by councils, utility companies and businesses.

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Mike Thornton wins unanimous backing of Liberal Democrats to stand in General Election

Mike_Thornton_MP.pngEastleigh’s MP Mike Thornton has been unanimously reselected to stand in next year’s General Election for the Liberal Democrats.

Mike was formally re-adopted to stand for the party last night (Sunday) by Liberal Democrat supporters from across Eastleigh Borough.

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Mike urges residents in Hampshire to protect themselves from carbon monoxide poisoning

Research suggests over 35 million Britons are at risk because they don’t have an alarm

With storms continuing to hit the UK, and households using their heating more, Eastleigh MP Mike Thornton is reminding people in Hampshire to install an audible carbon monoxide alarm.

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Eastleigh MP calls on local musicians and film makers to “Rock the House”

Eastleigh MP Mike Thornton is urging local musicians and film makers to enter Parliament’s biggest and best competition: Rock the House and Film the House.

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MP pledges to ‘beat bowel cancer’ in Hampshire

A Hampshire MP had vowed to ‘lift the lid’ on bowel cancer.

Eastleigh MP Mike Thornton MP is backing the charity Beating Bowel Cancer to help raise awareness of the disease.

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Mike Welcomes New Mental Health Crisis Care Agreement

Eastleigh MP Mike Thornton today welcomed a far-reaching new agreement between police, mental health trusts and paramedics to improve emergency care and support for people experiencing a mental health crisis.

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Mike pays tribute to former Eastleigh MP

Following the sad news about the passing of former Eastleigh MP Sir David Price, Mike Thornton paid tribute to Sir David.

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MP Mike Thornton ‘takes a step’ against prejudice by signing Holocaust Memorial Day Book of Commitment

Marking Holocaust Memorial Day this week, Mike Thornton MP signed the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment in the House of Commons, honouring those who died during the Holocaust as well as honouring the extraordinary Holocaust survivors who work tirelessly to educate young people about what they endured.

The Eastleigh MP also sponsored a Commons motion, marking the 69th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi concentration and death camp Auschwitz-Birkenau, which takes place today (27 January 2014).

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Mike intervenes in bid to speed up 'chaotic' roadworks

"Traffic chaos".

That's how a County MP has labelled the ongoing disruption caused by roadworks in Colden Common.

After visiting the site for himself this morning (pictured, Friday 24th January) with local Councillor Des Scott, Fair Oak's MP Mike Thornton said he was 'shocked' to find just one worker on the main site, and a clear pathway past the works on one side of the road.

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