Category: Brexit

Eastleigh begins EU count process

  The counting of votes cast in Thursday’s European Elections is currently underway at Eastleigh’s Civic Offices with a result expected at 10pm. The sealed ballot boxes, including boxes containing postal votes that have been stored since Thursday are now in the process of being opened and ‘verified’ in order to check they contain the…

Voting underway in EU elections

Eastleigh’s voters are going to the polls today for the second time this month – this time to elect 10 South East region MEPs to the European Parliament for a five-year term. Over 70 candidates from nine parties are vying for a seat they may never actually occupy should Brexit occur before July, however voters…

Brexit ‘act of self harm’ says Change UK Candidate

Former Conservative Richard Ashworth calls on Eastleigh voters opposed to Brexit to support him in the EU ElectionsWith campaigning for the Euro Elections on May 23 now in full swing Change UK candidate Richard Ashworth says he is committed to maintaining a strong voice inside the European Parliament for Hampshire – protecting jobs and inward…

Mims : ‘They’re not voting for us due to Brexit delay’

  Eastleigh’s MP Mims Davies has blamed government difficulties over Brexit for the Conservative losses in yesterday’s local elections It was a rough night for Eastleigh’s Conservatives as they lost two of their council seats to the Liberal Democrats, reducing their opposition group on the council to third-party status with just two remaining members. Eastleigh’s…

Last vote for Eastleigh’s EU council tax-payers?

Today’s local elections may be the last chance for Eastleigh’s resident EU citizens to have a say in how their Council Tax is spent. Currently EU citizens are entitled to vote in local elections – or even stand as candidates and serve as councillors – but Eastleigh news has been told there are no plans…

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,…