Tag: John Denham

Local MPs react to Budget

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Local MPs have given a mixed reaction to Chancellor’s George Osborne’s pre-election budget this week. Unsurprisingly, the Conservative MP for Winchester and Chandler’s Ford Steve Brine said he was ‘pleased’ by the positive news on the economy in the Chancellor’s statement and he highlighted the raising of the income tax threshold as “it will make a…

Denham: “Rayment only credible PCC candidate”

Former Cabinet Minister John Denham has declared Labours’ Jacqui Rayment as the “only credible candidate” in next month’s Police and Crime Commissioner elections. The Labour MP for Southampton Itchen who was in Eastleigh on Sunday to help canvass support for Rayment said: “She’s the only credible candidate standing in these elections, she has chaired the…