Jackie Porter

Liberal Democrat Councillor and Prospective MP for Winchester and Chandler's Ford Learn more

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Potholes EVERYWHERE!

by Jackie Porter on 9 April, 2018

Ian Gordon has written this very thoughtful piece- it certainly rings bells with me! Are you like most of us fed up with the state of Hampshire’s Road network? …and the fact that they have fallen into disrepair ever since the Thatcher Government were in power? WHY? You ask; the answer is simple. Margaret Thatcher […]

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Happy New Year!

by Jackie Porter on 2 January, 2018

Happy New Year! I hope you had a good Christmas and that you have some good memories to share and sustain you through the cold dark nights ahead! But, we are at the start of a new year- hopefully with some productive resolutions- and it’s a good time to remember that we need to look […]

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While the Government ponders whether the CIL levy is working well enough to deliver the infrastructure that is needed with new development, the County Council is starting to receive significant sums- and needs to decide how it is going to spend it. It seems quite obvious- near where the money is collected- but sometimes, the […]

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Mark, one of the Winchester team members invited me to join them this morning- to watch their Walking Football game against Southampton. Southampton were victorious today but the real winners are each and every player who is gaining friends and fitness as their journey with Walking Football progresses. Contact me if you’d like more details […]

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Winchester – Managing Crowded Places In a bid to reduce the risks associated with terrorism, Chief Inspector Claire Taylor has advised that Hampshire and Thames Valley Constabularies have agreed that high visible patrols by officers who have been tasked with ‘denying, detecting and deterring’ risk should be deployed in crowded places, iconic bridges and night […]

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Responding to Theresa May ruling out giving 16-year-olds the vote today on Westminster Hour, Liberal Democrat Shadow Foreign Secretary Tom Brake said: “Theresa May is robbing young people of future opportunities through her damaging hard Brexit agenda, it’s no surprise she is now refusing to give 16 and 17-year-olds the vote. “Young people have the […]

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Thanks for supporting me: I won the Itchen Valley Division seat with 55% of the vote.(3558 votes) With friends colleagues and a willing husband, the election is done, so the work begins again. Now I can get on with supporting you- THANK YOU! You can see the results in more detail on the hants.gov.uk website.. […]

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You can see some of what I do on this short film. If you have just two minutes, please have a look! http://tinyurl.com/JP040517-I Elections are only decided when you vote- just thinking about it isn’t enough! Lost your polling card? Just turn up, give your name and address! Don’t know where to go? Call us […]

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What do I do as your County Councillor?

by Jackie Porter on 24 April, 2017

Represent you of course! You can see more of why I want to be your councillor again on this mini video- it takes less than 2 minutes but gives you a flavour of my day to day work supporting you. http://tinyurl.com/JP040517 What are my priorities for the future? Sustainability is at the heart of what […]

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On the 4th May, there are County Council Elections: I am standing to be your County Councillor in the local area (called the Itchen Valley Division but covering Candover and Dever valleys too) I have the energy, drive and determination to be your effective County Councillor.Local services matter and I hope that you will take […]

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