Jackie Porter

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

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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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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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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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It was reported today that a government scheme to expand smart ticketing on busy rail lines has been scrapped after costs more than doubled In response to these reports, Liberal Democrat Shadow Transport Secretary Jenny Randerson said: “I have repeatedly pressed Ministers on this project and received evasive answers. “This is just another symptom of […]

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Do you use the CANGO bus between Alresford and Basingstoke? https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/7V7XNFK Please use this link to a survey if you use the bus and need it to continue. Simple questions – just answer online or if you know someone who doesn’t use a computer, please ask Jackie (tel 01962 791054) for a paper copy! Thank […]

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We received news today that the Local Plan has been approved.You can read the full document from this link http://winchester.us12.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=ff5fd525cec7b271e07954336&id=2a6eae3b03&e=74c8bfa884 I am pleased that he took the comments from residents (and Councillors!) into account in part at least and the changes (in bold capitals) are as follows: MM17: (page 80, para 4.5.24) The Southern Part […]

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From the Chronicle Report 30th Jan 2017.. Man dies after car hits tree on Basingstoke Road near Kings Worthy James Johnson, Digital reporter at the Chronicle has reported : a man from Chandler’s Ford has died after a car hit a tree on the A33. Police are investigating the collision, which happened on the A33 […]

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At Winchester station, Railway Authorities have created two double storey car parks with poor pedestrian access through them, and last week a crowd of us met at the west side of the station to protest at the ridiculous design of the footway. I walked through with Keith Hatter, a campaigner who uses a white stick […]

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Two of our residents took our pleas for Make it Safer-make it 40 campaign to the County Council yesterday, Thursday 24th November. There had been an accident requiring the Emergency Services to attend on the evening of the 23rd, and at the time of our deputation, we had no idea of the circumstances or the […]

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Rail travel in Hampshire

by Jackie Porter on 19 January, 2016

The rail tender for the south is up for grabs again- and will go out to tender in April 2016, to start in 2017. I have met several times with County officers to press for improved services, stop using the 3 and 2 trains, better broadband and less evening service disruption if there are rail […]

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