Jackie Porter

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General Election Results 2017

by Jackie Porter on 9 June, 2017

The 2017 Election Result was as follows: Steve BRINE – The Conservative Party Candidate (Steve Brine) 29,729 Mark CHALONER – Labour Party (Mark Chaloner) 6,007 Martin LYON – UK Independence Party (UKIP) (Martin Lyon) 695 Jackie PORTER – Liberal Democrats (Jackie Porter) 19,730 Teresa SKELTON – The Justice & Anti-Corruption Party (Website of Justice & […]

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A report by the Nuffield Trust has found the NHS could face a bill of almost half a billion pounds if retired British people currently living in other EU countries decide to return to the UK because their access to healthcare abroad is withdrawn after Brexit. The report also calculates that care homes and home-care […]

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In a recent Friends of the Earth email looking at environmental credentials laid out within the manifestos, the Lib Dems scored highly with 28 (only the Greens had more on 30 points, Conservatives 11 points) You can see more here:- https://www.foe.co.uk/general-election/election-manifestos-scores-are?utm_source=Friends+of+the+Earth+Communications&utm_campaign=a1e6895611-LM1705039&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_383af65c6b-a1e6895611-21127809 I am pleased-but not surprised. We are naturally concerned about our environment and see ourselves […]

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Scrapping free school lunches would waste over £3m spent upgrading kitchens in Hampshire Plans by Theresa May to axe free school lunches would waste the £3.055.m given by Government to be invested in Hampshire to upgrade school kitchens, according to the Liberal Democrats. It comes after figures revealed that over 34000 children in the county are set to lose out under the […]

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New NICE Guidelines published The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has published a revised guideline on eating disorders. This has been informed by new evidence and research carried out since the last guideline was published in 2004. The guideline stresses the need for immediate referral, condemns use of physical measurements as the only […]

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Many people have contacted me to ask my opinion and seek my support of the aims of Compassion in World Farming. This is my reply… Thank you for bringing the Good Food Act and the aims of Compassion in World Farming to my attention. This is important to me too. We have a field and […]

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Lib Dem Manifesto for General Election 2017

by Jackie Porter on 17 May, 2017

You can see our manifesto ‘at a glance’ on this link http://www.libdems.org.uk/manifesto-glance For a fuller description go to www.libdems.org.uk and choose ‘manifesto’

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Walk to School Week May 15th to 19th

by Jackie Porter on 14 May, 2017

Are you walking to school this week? Will you do it for a week, then go back to old habits? Will you just do the walk on fine days? Or will you embrace the opportunity to share a few moments with your child(ren) on their way to and from school every day, whatever the weather? […]

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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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https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/improving-air-quality-reducing-nitrogen-dioxide-in-our-towns-and-cities

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