Category: General Election 2015

Latest Poll: Lib Dems will hold Eastleigh

A new opinion poll showing Eastleigh’s voter intentions in 2015 General Election suggests that the Liberal Democrat MP Mike Thornton will comfortably hold onto his seat. The poll sponsored by Lord Ashcroft looked at 17 constituencies that were Conservative/ Lib Dem marginal seats in 2010 – although in the 2013 Eastleigh by-election it was Ukip’s…

Farage to hold public meeting at Fleming Park

Ukip leader Nigel Farage will be speaking at a public meeting at Fleming Park in Eastleigh on Tuesday May 20 – just two days before the country goes to the polls in the European and local elections. Farage is currently one of Eastleigh’s regional MEP’s and the meeting is to rally support for both Farage…

MEP candidate explains importance of EU elections

During his visit to the Lowford Centre on Monday,  the Conservative MEP candidate Richard Robinson spoke about the importance of the EU and the forthcoming EU elections. Richard opened by saying; “Its great to be back in Eastleigh. I was here in 2007/08 when we were doing the selection for Maria Hutchings.” “But today we’re…

Letwin: Lib Dems are blocking change on Europe

Following their visit to the Lowford Centre yesterday, The Rt Hon Oliver Letwin MP and Conservative MEP candidate Richard Robinson spoke exclusively to Eastleigh News. I started by asked about a campaign leaflet, currently dropping through local letterboxes, which outlines the Conservatives plans for Europe. The leaflet also states that we need a Conservative Prime…

UKIP formally launch S.E. Euro campaign

UKIP formally launched their EU campaign in the South East of England this evening, with a rally that filled the Portsmouth Guildhall. With Eastleigh currently one of the focal points of the UKIP campaign, following UKIPs breakthrough in the 2013 Eastleigh by-election, Eastleigh News travelled to Portsmouth  to see what was happening. On arrival at…

Ukip top General Election poll in Eastleigh

  Ukip have topped an early poll on the outcome of the 2015 General Election published in the Mail on Sunday today. The poll conducted by Survation puts Ukip in the lead with 32% (+4), Conservatives 28% (+3), Lib Dems 27% (-5)  and Labour 12% (+2). This is the first time Ukip have ever been…

Beer, Baccy, Crumpet & Cricket…?

Exclusive.  Eastleigh News has learned that Ray Hall of the Beer Baccy & Crumpet Party is busy forming a Beer, Baccy & Crumpet Cricket Team. Ray’s imaginatively named political party and blue-sky thinking captured the imagination of Eastleigh News readers and amused much of the country during the recent Eastleigh by-election, with Ray Hall trouncing…