£37.9 million present for county schools

The money given to schools to help children from poorer backgrounds is set to rise again, it has been announced.

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Eastleigh MP: Law is 'inadequate' to protect tenants

Eastleigh MP, Mike Thornton, has today (Wednesday 18 December) called for more to be done to protect tenants living in private rented accommodation.

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MPs ‘paws for thought’ this Christmas to mark 35th anniversary of iconic Dogs Trust slogan

This month Mike gave his backing to the Dogs Trust's 'A Dog is for Life, Not Just for Christmas' campaign, the UK’s largest dog welfare charity's annual Christmas campaign.

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LIBERAL DEMOCRATS HELPING BUSINESSES EMPLOY YOUNG PEOPLE IN EASTLEIGH

The drive to help young people get jobs in Eastleigh will be boosted by plans to abolish employers’ National Insurance Contributions (NICs) for under 21-years-olds, Mike Thornton MP reports.

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Mike delivers Christmas cheer to Royal Mail Posties

Royal_Mail_sorting_office__Mike_and_Eastleigh_postman_web.JPGEastleigh’s MP Mike Thornton has visited Royal Mail’s Eastleigh delivery office in Goodwood Road to pass on Christmas wishes and encouragement to the postmen and women at their busiest time of year.

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MP calls for action to prevent 7,100 strokes a year

As part of AFAware week Mike Thornton MP pledged support to improve the detection and treatment of Atrial Fibrillation and help prevent 7,100 strokes a year.

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Mike Thornton MP Challenges Eastleigh Schools – What Are You Doing to Mark the 70th Anniversary of D-Day?

Mike Thornton MP has written to schools in Eastleigh encouraging them to enter the Sidney Goldberg Memorial Competition 2014.

The Competition, launched to commemorate the 70th Anniversary of the Normandy landings in June 2014, is open to pupils of all ages and is part of a series of initiatives designed to foster a greater understanding of the D-Day landings amongst young people.

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World AIDS Day: Mike joins forces with National AIDS Trust on Eastleigh HIV #FactUp

World AIDS Day is on 1 December and this year Mike Thornton MP is asking locals to show support for people living with HIV, improve their understanding of the condition, and show their commitment to tackling HIV in Eastleigh.

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Treasury Minister backs Eastleigh borough jobs boost

Liberal Democrat Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander MP was in Hamble recently to see first-hand how a government cash boost is helping local businesses grow.

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Left to right: Mike Thornton MP, Council Leader Cllr Keith House and Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander MP see Fianium's lasers in action!

 

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There is such a thing as a free lunch after all! – Mike Thornton MP

Mike Thornton MP has welcomed the news that more than 350,000 children will be offered a free two course meal this week to celebrate the 20th annual National School Meals Week.

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