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Lib Dems extend gains on Parish Councils

With all results in from Parish and Town council elections Eastleigh’s Liberal Democrats continued to buck the national trend and  are ‘moving forw...

Can Labour win here?

Eastleigh Labour Party have used their latest election leaflet to hit back at back at Lib Dem jibes that ‘Labour can’t win in Eastleigh’ and that ‘...

Liars! Tory council boss threatens Lib Dems

Ken Thornber, the Conservative Leader of Hampshire County Council, has called on local Lib Dems to withdraw ‘untrue statements’ about the County Co...

UKIP query ‘Locals Only’ housing plan

UKIP leader Nigel Farage has challenged Eastleigh’s Lib Dems to explain how they intend to  limit new housing to just local people and prevent o...

We’re NOT closing!

A head teacher in Botley has denied suggestions that her school is in danger of closing. Sian Tomlin, the head of Botley School was forced to write...

ConDems YES to Gravel and Housing plans

Draft plans which earmark Hamble airfield as the preferred site for gravel extraction and Boorley Green as the preferred site for 1300 homes were a...

Blogger vows to topple Lib Dem leader

A local blogger has vowed he will “end  Liberal Democrat dominance within Eastleigh” by standing for election as an Independent and by laun...

Councillor votes against his own motion

Hedge End Town Councillor Keith Day was forced to vote against his own proposals after the motion he had forwarded was amended out recognition. The...

“Innocent until proven guilty”

Eastleigh MP Chris Huhne, who has been had allegations regarding his speeding offences investigated by Police, has hinted that he would not resign ...

The Liberal Democrats have to fight for more than just the 50 pence tax rate if they are to survive.

SOURCE: Adam Colclough The time was when the Liberal Democrat conference was the political equivalent of the band of the Salvation Army playing bef...

Huhne phone tape now in Police hands

The Sunday Times has confirmed it has now handed the Police a secret tape recording of a telephone conversation between Eastleigh’s MP Chris Huhn...

Outrage as Mail prints Lib Dem flyers

Publishers of pro- conservative newspaper The Daily Mail - which has been investigating alleged election overspending on leaflets by Chris Huhne &#...

Cops seize secret Huhne tape

Police investigating allegations that Eastleigh’s MP Chris Huhne pressurised his former wife into taking driving penalty points on his behalf in ...

Elections watchdog to investigate Lib Dem expenses

The Electoral Commission have announced they will be conducting an investigation into Eastleigh MP Chris Huhne’s election expenses. A complaint f...

Election expense complaint rejected

A complaint made by Eastleigh’s Independent group of councillors alleging that Chris Huhne’s election expenses had been underreported has been ...

Lib Dems in new probe

Local Lib Dems were showing signs of strain last night as it emerged that further complaints regarding the party election expenses have been made t...

Lib Dem support slips in Eastleigh

The latest local election results show support for the Liberal Democrats in Eastleigh is slipping. Although Eastleigh Lib Dems scored a notable res...

The Political Potteries Circa 6th May 2011 - Part 1

As the dust settles on yet another Stoke-on-Trent election, I find my mind accessing it’s ‘what happens now’ portal. First and foremost, cong...

Improbable coalition

The political make-up of Norwich City Council after the local elections on 5th May is now Labour 18, Greens 15, Liberal Democrats 4, and Conservati...

Manchester Liberal Democrats Facing Election Losses

Widespread anger over the coalition’s cuts mean the Liberal Democrats in Manchester and elsewhere are facing the prospect of important losses...

Working for you all year round??

As many of Eastleigh’s councillors face the polls tomorrow, Eastleigh News can reveal that our borough representatives collectively failed to sho...

No2AV: ‘The politicians will hold the power, not the voters’

On Thursday it is vital that voters are aware of the issues that the Alternative Vote will bring to the system if the referendum allows it to pass....

Yes2AV: ‘Canada is proof that the system is broken’

On Monday night, Canada went to the polls and gave us a perfect example of why the Canadian and British ‘first past the post’ (FPTP) voting sys...

Liberal with the truth

Chances are that throughout Spring you’ve had dozens of election leaflets drop through your letterbox, and it’s quite likely they haven’t bee...

Dr Matthew Wyman - Goldenhill & Sandyford Candidate - Questions/Answers from the MyTunstall Community

Thank you all for some very challenging and appropriate questions. I hope you’ll forgive the...

Clegg On Scottish Campaign Trail

Pic Katielee Arrowsmith/Deadline News Deputy Prime Minister and Leader of the Liberal Democrats Nick Clegg and Liberal Democrat candidate for Edinb...

Council brand Eastleigh News tog as ‘violent’

Eastleigh News contributor Matthew Myatt was shocked to discover that his name – along with the names of other local political and eco activists ...

PIX: LIB DEM SCIENCE

Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Tavish Scott joined candidate for Edinburgh Central Alex Cole-Hamilton to unveil the party’s Science Action ...

Island Lib Dems Statement On Council Highways PFI Scheme

LibDems say there's "still a lot of confusion surrounding the PFI proposals"

17 people now chasing every vacancy

Eastleigh News can reveal that there are now 17 jobseekers in the borough chasing every vacancy. The unemployment figures released yesterday showed...

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