Jackie Porter

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

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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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Crossing Survey continues for Sutton Scotney

by Jackie Porter on 10 April, 2017

I have had over 70 replies to the Crossing Survey but I would like to reach 100 at least before publishing the replies. I have created a new link- see attached- for the survey and encourage you to complete it, or print off a copy for neighbours who do not have access to IT. https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/T2BYS82 […]

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I attended the inquest of Jonathan Whitfield today.I wanted to hear the facts of the accident first hand. It was a terrible accident and despite medical intervention, Jonathan died on his 21st birthday. It is every parent’s nightmare. Three things were clear from the reports from eye witnesses: 1. Although the exact speeds could not […]

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This follows months of preparation and process: The Public Enquiry took place in the Autumn of 2016. The TFAG’s application for a village green on Top Field off Hookpit Farm Lane in Kings Worthy was rejected by the Inspector, and so the County Council followed her advice and refused the application. You can see more […]

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Please log to the link for WCC update on this consultation https://winchester.citizenspace.com/policy-and-planning/traveller-local-plan/ This link takes you to the Citizenspace section of Winchester City Council’s consultation on the Gypsy and Traveller plans for 15 traveller pitches and 24 travelling show people plots. The page describes the next process and invites you to comment: deadline 8th May […]

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If you have children, and work 16 or more hours every week, you will be interested in the new childcare support on offer from September 2017. The tax free system means that for every £8 you put into the system, the government gives £2, (to a maximum of £2000 per child in the account) so […]

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