Jackie Porter

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

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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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The RCGP tells us: “The GP Forward View, launched a year ago by NHS England, could be the lifeline that general practice so desperately needs – and the General Election provides us with a window of opportunity to see its pledges delivered in full. “Regardless of the result on 8 June, it is crucial that […]

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What human could do this to others? Our hearts go out to the young people who were victims of this dreadful attack. We have all seen our children off to concerts and kissed them goodbye, knowing they will have a great time. We never think they won’t come home. For some families today, this is the dreadful reality. […]

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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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Campaign Website Launched

by Jackie Porter on 18 May, 2017

We have launched a new website for my general election campaign: Jackie Porter for Winchester & Chandler’s Ford (the address is http://www.jackieporter.co.uk ). We’ll keep that updated with the latest from the campaign! I will continue to write here as well. It’s going to be a busy few weeks as I talk to as many […]

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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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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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