Jackie Porter

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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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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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€10bn Space Snub

by Jackie Porter on 13 April, 2017

News that British firms will be excluded from €10bn of space sector contracts even before it leaves the EU, the Liberal Democrats have said the blame lies squarely with Theresa May. Liberal Democrat Foreign Affairs spokesperson Tom Brake MP said: “A day after the Chancellor made a pitch to high tech entrepreneurs to stay in […]

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Following news that wages fell behind inflation in February, Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron has said that the government can no longer deny that British workers are in the grip of a growing Brexit incomes squeeze. Tim Farron said: “Workers are now suffering a real fall in living standards. This is not a claim, it […]

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World Mental Health Day today 10th October

by Jackie Porter on 10 October, 2016

Tragically, in the week following the West Hants CCG AGM, with Dr Lesley Ayling describing how much emphasis they wanted to put on tackling mental health issues in children, three, -yes THREE- parents contacted me with children in the grips of mental health problems. We must get a grip on this dreadful problem in our […]

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Should we be voting to carry out airstrikes in Syria?

by Jackie Porter on 18 November, 2015

Should we be joining air strikes over Syria? If I were voting as your MP in the UK Parliament, I would not be supporting this proposal.Becoming yet another country bombing from the air doesn’t solve anything. It just makes us feel better- but it won’t make us safer. I have just listened to an extremely […]

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