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people currently living in other EU countries decide to return to the UK because their access to healthcare abroad is withdrawn after Brexit.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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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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I have been told this week, that no NHS staff will be available to talk to GE candidates,so I am really pleased to hear that the ex-NHS chief David Nicholson backs Lib Dem 1p tax to save our health service. The former head of the NHS David Nicholson has today backed Liberal Democrat plans to […]

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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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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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You may have read the Hampshire County Council papers or seen the press release from HCC, which summarises the study for the proposed changes to the Cart and Horses junction. My thoughts are as follows: I welcome the proposed speed reduction- it’s what was planned in the original plan- and what we campaigned for. The […]

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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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