Category: Brexit

BREXIT: Council plans for ‘worst’

No Deal exit this Friday could lead to ‘knock on effect on local roads says Hampshire County CouncilWith the prospect of a no-deal Brexit looming ever larger, Hampshire Council say they have planned ‘for the worst’ if the UK crashes out of the EU this Friday. If a deal cannot be agreed it is feared…

Brine: Article 50 could still be on table

The Conservative MP for remain supporting Winchester and Chandler’s Ford resigns Ministerial post to vote for Parliamentary control of Brexit Process. Tells BBC that revoke or second referendum options could still be on table. Steve Brine, the MP for Winchester and Chandler’s Ford has said he thinks that a second referendum – or legislation to…

Eastleigh residents back ‘cancel Brexit’ petition

Over 8,000 locals call for Article 50 to be revoked  Thousands of Eastleigh residents have added their names to an online petition calling on the government to cancel Brexit by revoking Article 50. The petition, on the Parliament petitions website,has received over five and a half million signatures since Thursday – with over 8,000 signatures…

Mims: I backed May to stop Corbyn

Eastleigh MP  Mims Davies says she voted to support the government in tonights parliamentary vote of no confidence in order to stop Jeremy Corbyn forming a Labour government with the help of the Liberal Democrats and the SNP.

Following a defeat of their Brexit withdrawal agreement the government won the vote of no confidence by 19 votes.

Eastleigh house prices see biggest drop in 2018

Eastleigh House prices see biggest drop

Eastleigh house prices have seen some of the biggest drops in value during 2018 according to property website Zoopla it has been revealed. Although Chandler’s Ford was named last year as one of the top 10 places in the UK to live, the latest data compiled by Zoopla shows that property values in the borough…

Eastleigh hotel scraps EU flag

Although Parliament is yet to vote on the Government’s draft Brexit agreement one of Eastleigh’s most established hotels has already called time on EU membership and shown it is ‘Brexit ready ‘ by hauling down the EU flag as part of “general routine maintenance” after a former Ukip county councillor told the manager local residents…

New ‘Spitfire Party’ flies to rescue of Brexit

Eastleigh’s own maverick politician, Ray Hall, is hoping to build on the success of his Beer, Baccy and Crumpet Party which finished sixth out of the fourteen candidates in the 2013 Eastleigh by-election with the launch of a new political party. The Spitfire Party plans to contest seats locally and more widely across the UK.…

MP backs Theresa May’s draft Brexit proposal

Mims Davies MP

Eastleigh’s MP Mims Davies has spoken out in support of Prime Minister Theresa May and the draft agreement on leaving EU that is currently dividing opinion across the country and has prompted calls for a vote of ‘no confidence’ in the PM from some quarters of the Conservative party. Appearing on BBC’s Sunday Politics show,…

Eastleigh backs people’s vote

Eastleigh is officially backing calls for a second referendum after Councillors overwhelmingly backed a motion calling on the government to hold a referendum to accept or reject whatever deal the government finally negotiates as a result of Brexit negotiations – with an option to withdraw Article 50 and remain in the European Union. In the…

Airbus: Brexit uncertainty threatens local jobs

The future of hundreds high tech manufacturing jobs in Hampshire could depend on Brexit the European aerospace company Airbus has warned. According to a report in todays Times newspaper, Airbus is preparing to stop building aircraft wings at its British plants –  and move production abroad to China or mainland Europe – due to concerns…

Green party MEP backs Farage call for 2nd referendum

    The Green Party’s Keith Taylor has backed his fellow South East MEP Nigel Farage after the former Ukip leader suggested he could support a second ‘ratification’ referendum on EU membership. Speaking on C5 ‘Wright Stuff’ show this morning  ‘Brexit Bad Boy’ Farage said a fresh vote could; “Kill (the Remain campaign) off for…

Eastleigh Farms to lose £1.6m of EU cash

Environmental charity Friends of the Earth have warned that £1.6m of EU green farming subsidies in Eastleigh could be lost after the  general election unless the next government acts. The campaigners say the money is currently going to local farms under Environmental Stewardship funding agreements and that the cash is vital for both farmers and the…