Tag: Steve Brine MP

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 mum visits Parliament to discuss childcare

Madeline Cole, a mother from Eastleigh travelled to parliament earlier this month to meet with Winchester and Chandler’s Ford MP Steve Brine to voice her concerns about the rising costs of childcare.

The event, hosted by family charities, NCT and the Family and Childcare Trust was held to support parents being squeezed out of the workplace by expensive childcare costs.

MP seeks views on ‘Death Tax’

Steve Brine, the Conservative MP for Winchester and Chandler’s Ford  is leading local calls for the Chancellor to raise the inheritance tax threshold in his next Budget. The MP says he was disappointed that the a Conservative manifesto idea was jettisoned from the Coalition agreement back in 2010, and is now pushing to spare families…

Steve Brine MP visits Lakeside School

Winchester & Chandler’s Ford MP Steve Brine dropped into Lakeside School on Winchester Road recently to congratulate School Council members who won a prestigious Princess Diana Award. The MP met with pupils Alex Morris, Ben Franks, Jake Burdon and Alfie Tyson as well as Headteacher, Gareth Evans and member of staff, Kathryn Macgregor. Over tea and…

Local businesses ‘grave concern’ following shipyard closure

Local businesses are experiencing  ‘grave concern’ following the announced closure of Vosper’s shipyard at Portsmouth Steve Brine has warned. The Chandler’s Ford and Winchester MP has urged the Defence Secretary to engage as widely as possible as a regeneration plan is put together for the Portsmouth shipyard after BAE Systems confirmed shipbuilding in the city will…

Promotion for Chandler’s Ford MP

  Chandler’s Ford MP Steve Brine has been promoted in the recent Government reshuffle by Prime Minister David Cameron. The Conservative politician, who also represents Winchester, will become Parliamentary Private Secretary (PPS) to Mike Penning, who is Minister of State of the Department for Work & Pensions and also Minister for Disabled People. Although not…

Fryern pupils start celebrations with a song

Chandler’s Ford has made a tuneful start to their Queens Diamond Jubilee celebrations today as pupils from Fryern Hill infant and junior schools welcomed the Queens representative Dame Mary Fagan DCVO JP with a specially written song to celebrate the Queen’s long reign. Dame Mary, the Lord Lieutenant of Hampshire and Britain’s most senior Lord Lieutenant…