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Posts Tagged ‘ Labour ’

‘Labour offers a real change’

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June 7, 2017

Eastleigh voters who want progressive policies should consider voting Labour not Liberal Democrat says the town’s Labour candidate as new poll shows Labour could push the Lib Dems into third place. Jill Payne, is bidding to become Eastleigh’s first Labour MP, says there is little difference between the parliamentary voting record of the town’s...
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Tories ‘on way up’ as Mims wins in Eastleigh

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May 18, 2015
New MP Mims Davies and Newly elected Councillor Jerry Hall celebrate

Godfrey Olson, the Leader of Eastleigh Borough Council’s Conservative Group has declared that the party is ‘on the way up’ after Mims Davies became the constituency’s first female MP in the General Election and the Conservatives took two borough council seats. The result in the General Election was as follows: Eastleigh General Election 2015:...
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Election rivals back Dutton Lane residents

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May 4, 2015
Election rivals back Dutton Lane residents

Labour and Conservative candidates have put aside their campaign rivalry and given cross party backing to a petition for new traffic lights at a dangerous road junction. Both the Eastleigh Conservative Parliamentary Candidate Mims Davies and Labour Candidate Mark Latham, along with Local Labour party Borough Candidate Eileen Marks and Conservative Central ward candidate...
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Labour Launch General Election Campaign

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March 10, 2015

Eastleigh’s Labour Party officially launched their election campaign this weekend and a good number of local activists turned out to support candidate Mark Latham. Also helping out was Southampton Itchen MP John Denham, who will be retiring from Parliament on March 30. Labour’s Leigh Road office has had an election facelift with new display...
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Candidate Profile: Labour’s Mark Latham

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March 2, 2015

Eastleigh Labour Party have so far it seems, been conducting a quiet “grassroots” campaign focusing on the doorstep in contrast to the resources the National party poured into the town during the 2013 by-election. This time round there has so far been little in the way of high profile visitors and stage-managed photo opportunities...
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Andrew tackles Next about staff parking

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September 11, 2014

A Labour party campaigner in Hedge End has tackled Next about instructions that were given to staff about parking at the new Next store in Hedge End. Andrew Helps, who lives near the new Next store, learned that staff were being instructed to park on the residential roads, rather than in the car park at...
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Ukip policies “anti working class” says Labour MEP candidate

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April 27, 2014
Ukip policies “anti working class” says Labour MEP candidate

  Ukip policies “are directly against working class people” according to South East Labour MEP candidate Anneliese Dodds. Dodds, who was speaking at a European Elections husting’s organised by Eastleigh Southern Parishes Older Peoples Forum explained: “They (Ukip) say working class people should pay the same rate of tax as the richest millionaires they...
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Local MEP candidate killed in terrorist attack

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January 20, 2014
Local MEP candidate killed in terrorist attack

One of the Labour Party’s South East candidates for May’s European Elections has been killed in a terrorist attack abroad. Del Singh was one of 21 people killed in a Kabul restaurant after it was subjected to a bomb and gun attack in the Afghan capital last Friday. The 39 year-old Southampton man had...
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Candidates announced in Wildern by-election

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January 20, 2014
Candidates announced in Wildern by-election

The list of candidates for the Hedge End town council by election on February 13 has been declared. The vacancy in Wildern ward has arisen following the death of Liberal Democrat Councillor June Watson A total of five candidates are standing one independent and a candidate from each of main parties. All are Hedge...
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Milliband attacks cost of living in Eastleigh

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February 18, 2013
Milliband attacks cost of living in Eastleigh

Opposition Leader Ed Milliband has described the main issue in the Eastleigh by-election as high living costs while in town on Saturday to support the Labour candidate John’O’Farrell and to announce that the Labour Party would be calling for a commons vote on their proposed Mansion Tax before the by-election on February 28. The...
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Ukip vote shows biggest rise

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May 4, 2012
Ukip vote shows biggest rise

While Eastleigh’s Liberal Democrats celebrate the elimination of the opposition Independent group by recapturing both their undefended seats, Eastleigh Ukip members are also celebrating progress of their own as their share of the vote increased for the third year running. In 2010 they polled 4%, in 2011 8% and this year a total of...
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The Battle of Bishopstoke

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May 1, 2012
The Battle of Bishopstoke

“Don’t let Bishopstoke become a Lib Dem dictatorship” opposition candidates are pleading with voters as Thursdays poll see’s all 14 seats on Bishopstoke parish council up for grabs. In a show of strength the Lib Dems have fielded 14 candidates to contest all the seats – raising the possibility of a 100% Lib Dem...
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Parking Permit Bombshell

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September 17, 2010
Parking Permit Bombshell

Eastleigh Borough Council have announced they propose to charge £ 30 for residents parking permits in future. Currently the first vehicle is free of charge with a second permit costing £50 and a third £100 (plus a £25 inspection fee) however all new applications for a first permit will cost £30 in future. There...
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