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In the News (Mon 15 Jul 19)

  Eastleigh Liberal Democrats
Eastleigh MP Chris Huhne said he was "highly impressed" by the marvellous new facilities at the Queen Elizabeth II silver jubilee activity centre in Manor Farm Country Park, Bursledon.
Eastleigh MP Chris Huhne welcomed plans to cut the basic rate of income tax to 16p, and scrap the council tax, benefiting millions of people on low and middle incomes.
Eastleigh MP Chris Huhne has called for a greater national effort to mark the contribution that veterans of the armed forces have made to defend our freedoms and way of life.
www.eastleigh.libdems.org.uk   (577 words)

  Liberal Democrats - MSN Encarta
Continued success in by-elections and the first election of a Liberal Democrat Member of the European Parliament in 1994 were overshadowed by the revival of the Labour Party under Tony Blair, prompting renewed talk of the Liberal Democrats supporting Labour in a future “hung” parliament.
In the ballot of Liberal Democrat members that was held in August 1999 to choose his successor, Charles Kennedy (MP for Ross, Skye, and Inverness West between 1983 and 2005, and for the new constituency of Ross, Skye, and Lochaber from 2005) was elected as the new leader.
At the 2004 elections to the European Parliament the Liberal Democrats increased their national share of the vote from 12.6 per cent in the 1999 election to 14.9 per cent, and saw their representation rise from 10 to 12 MEPs, although they finished in fourth place behind the Eurosceptic United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP).
uk.encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761580395/Liberal_Democrats.html   (1201 words)

 Eastleigh - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Eastleigh   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
On the outskirts of the town lies Southampton (Eastleigh) Airport, which has regular services to the Channel Islands.
Eastleigh developed around the London–Southampton railway line in the 19th century, growing into the principal carriage and locomotive works of the Southern Railway.
The first flight of the World War II fighter plane Supermarine Spitfire took place at Eastleigh aerodrome in 1936.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Eastleigh   (167 words)

 Isle of Wight - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Until the revival of Rutland, in 1997, it was the smallest county in England but it remains, with just one Member of Parliament and 132,731 permanent residents in the 2001 census, the most populated Parliamentary constituency in the United Kingdom.
It also has a single Member of Parliament, and is by far the most populous constituency in the UK (more than 50% above the average of English constituencies).
As a constituency of the House of Commons, it is traditionally a battleground between the Conservatives and the Liberal Democrats.
www.arikah.com /encyclopedia/Isle_of_Wight   (3426 words)

 Nigel Farage MEP in the European Parliament IND DEM Group UK Independence Party UKIP South East Region
He stood in the Eastleigh By-election (1994), three general elections (Salisbury in 1997, Bexhill & Battle in 2001 and South Thanet in 2005) saving his deposit on each occasion and three European elections (1994, 1999 and 2004), the last two of which Nigel was returned as MEP for South East England.
My seat in the EU parliament gives me an opportunity to report the facts to the public and, as a member of the Fisheries Committee, I am in a position to fight for British fishermen whose livelihoods have been sacrificed in order to assuage the fishing industries of the other member states.
It is not restricted to his constituency and not always related to EU matters.
www.nigelfaragemep.co.uk /biography.php?TB=home1   (671 words)

 British Politics: Labour Party Elections 1994
She is a former branch secretary, constituency chair, agent and conference delegate, and has been an active Party member for over 20 years.
I have fought for these policies in and out of Parliament every day for the last 24 years and believe that now the Tories are on the run there is no better time to set the Socialist Agenda.
He is a constituency based MP and campaigns effectively on local and national issues.
www.australianpolitics.com /uk/labour/94-labour-elections.shtml   (5883 words)

 I am very aware that, in making a...: 17 May 2005: House of Commons debates (TheyWorkForYou.com)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Eastleigh constituency is a varied part of Hampshire.
For the third of the constituency that is Eastleigh town, Eastleigh still means the railway and all the skills and dedication that are necessary to make the railways work.
On the plus side, Eastleigh has continued to grow as a logistic centre, thanks in part to its ideal position near the junction of the M3 and M27, and with Southampton airport, which is really Eastleigh airport.
www.theyworkforyou.com /debate/?id=2005-05-17.85.0   (1172 words)

 Budget 2006 & The Environment
Member for Eastleigh (Chris Huhne), who also speaks for the Liberal Democrats on these issues, seemed to endorse the proposal from the Energy Saving Trust for the increase in VED at the top end of the range to go up to £2,000 rather than £200.
The leader of the Liberal Democrats happens to be a constituent of mine, and I must admit that I have not seen him drive his Jaguar around the constituency with sheep or anything else in it.
Member for Eastleigh seemed to imply that he was in favour of such an increase, but it was not clear that that was Liberal Democrat policy.
www.marklazarowicz.org.uk /parliament/speeches2006/3.23.htm   (4410 words)

 Statement on India/Pakistan by Secretary of State Rt. Hon Jack Straw MP
Last week, the Secretary of State for Defence did not explicitly rule out UK troops being part of an international force to patrol the disputed line of control, the aim being to reassure India that serious attempts are being made to bring to an end guerrilla infiltration.
The UK Government were signatories to the United Nations resolutions of 1948 and 1950 which, inter alia, called for Kashmiri opinion to be tested.
That is why we in the international community-including the UK Government, myself not least-have been working so hard to encourage the parties to the dispute to reach their own solution to the dispute.
www.hvk.org /articles/0602/93.html   (9081 words)

 Southampton - TvWiki, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
In particular, it is a primary port for cruise ships, its heyday being the first half of the 20th Century, and in particular the inter-war years, when it handled almost half the passenger traffic of the UK.
The outstanding harbour means it is the principal port on the south coast, and one of the largest in the UK.
There are three members of parliament for the city: Rt Hon John Denham (Labour) for Southampton Itchen (constituency for the east of the city), Dr Alan Whitehead (Labour) for Southampton Test (the west of the city), and Sandra Gidley (Liberal Democrat) for Romsey (which includes a portion of the north of the city).
www.tvwiki.tv /wiki/Southampton   (1552 words)

 Eastleigh Heads for Another Close Race, Show Super Thursday Results (Eastleigh Liberal Democrats)
The Liberal Democrats were pleased with the local results in Eastleigh of the Super Thursday elections winning council seats from both Labour and Conservatives and sharply improving their votes in the European election.
The Eastleigh European result showed that UKIP went up from 11 per cent of the vote in 1999 to 23 per cent this year.
Notes: This compares the Eastleigh parliamentary result in 1999 with the Eastleigh borough result in 2004, as the counts were on a different basis this time.
www.eastleighlibdems.org.uk /news/000083.html   (478 words)

 David Chidgey, Baron Chidgey - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
He was Member of Parliament for Eastleigh since he won it from the Conservatives in a by-election in 1994.
He retained the seat in the 1997 and 2001 general elections and stood down at the 2005 general election.
 This article about a Member of the Parliament of the United Kingdom is a stub.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/David_Chidgey   (212 words)

 Windsor (UK Parliament constituency) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Windsor is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
The constituency covers the town of Windsor and a small portion of the surrounding area, in Berkshire.
It elected two Members of Parliament until 1868, when the constituency was reformed and its representation reduced to one MP.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Windsor_(UK_Parliament_constituency)   (197 words)

 Liberal Democrats : Chris Huhne MP, Eastleigh
Chris Huhne was first elected Westminster MP for Eastleigh in May 2005 and within months he became runner-up in the contest for leadership of the Liberal Democrats following the resignation of Charles Kennedy in January 2006.
In 1999 Chris won election to the European Parliament as a Liberal Democrat MEP for South East England.
At the 2005 General Election Chris succeeded in holding the Eastleigh seat won for the Liberal Democrats by the retiring incumbent, David Chidgey.
www.libdems.org.uk /party/people/mr-christopher-huhne.html   (929 words)

 UK Liberal Democrats In Europe
And this was reflected in Scotland’s turnout of 30.9%, which was lower than the UK rate of 38% but higher than Scotland’s previous turnout in 1999 of 24.7%.
As the UK’s biggest electoral region with ten European Parliament seats up for grabs, South East England was a key battleground in this year’s elections, not least for the Lib Dems.
This was particularly the case in the Eastleigh South ward, a key target and one of only four Labour-held seats on the council.
www.cix.co.uk /~sldweb/overseas/eun04iii.htm   (1821 words)

 press release   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Member of Parliament for Eastleigh, Chris heard how the learndirect and UK online centre has helped local people change their lives for the better.
learndirect and UK online centres are a government-backed network supporting e-learning and e-services, aiming to further the vision of a learning society in which everyone, from whatever background, routinely expects to learn and upgrade their skills throughout life.
Since it opened, hundreds of people have been through the centre to gain new skills or brush up on old ones, and seen what a difference it can make to their lives.
www.hants.gov.uk /pwca/press_release.htm   (620 words)

 Eastleigh (UK Parliament constituency) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Eastleigh is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
It elects one Member of Parliament (MP) by the first past the post system of election.
The constituency is based around the town of Eastleigh in Hampshire, sharing similar borders as the borough of Eastleigh.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Eastleigh_(constituency)   (110 words)

 Media Library - "1984 factor" in the Panjab elections - June 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Last week it was suggested that the Sikh Federation (UK) produce a "pack of cards" prior to the Sikh Lobby Day on 11 November indicating the 52 MPs that have not supported any of the motions in the UK Parliament on 1984 and have large numbers of Sikh constituents.
The majority have large numbers of Sikh constituents with the odd exception, such as, Rt.
It is hoped that Sikhs living in the constituencies shown will exert pressure on their MP to ensure they do not feature in the final pack of cards that will be published prior to the Sikh Lobby Day on 11 November.
www.sikhfederation.com /news/pack_of_cards.htm   (281 words)

 Atlantic Partnership
If those claims are bona fide and sincere, there should be no reason for the two parties not to co-operate to shorten the time scale for WTO decisions.
In this debate, and in other discussions about the US and the UK since 11 September and in articles in our newspapers, we seem to be engaged in our own private discussion with ourselves, as well as in a public debate about the meaning of America.
As a constituency Member, I know that those remarks were warmly appreciated in the steel communities of the UK, as were statements made by my right hon.
www.atlanticpartnership.com /article.asp?ID=19   (5145 words)

It is connected to the city by a frequent rail service, and hosts flights to UK and near European destinations.
Whilst Southampton is no longer the base for any cross-channel ferries, it is the terminus for three internal ferry services, all of which operate from terminals at Town Quay.
The results were based on the incidence of heart disease, the amount of junk food and alcohol consumed, and the level of gym membership.
www.solarnavigator.net /geography/hampshire/southampton.htm   (2375 words)

 House of Commons - Register of Members' Interests
A proportion of the salary of the constituency organiser met by UNISON.
Some financial support for my work as a constituency Member provided by the Arthur Palmer Memorial Trust, created in memory of the first Labour Member to represent Wimbledon.
A donation of £1000 per annum is made to my constituency party by the Amalgamated Engineering Union.
www.parliament.the-stationery-office.co.uk /pa/cm199798/cmregmem/memi06.htm   (1600 words)

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The Labour Party won't be feeling too good this morning (especially not the foot-soldiers in the affected constituency, with whom it's hard not to feel some sympathy), but even though the Labour Party cannot say so explicitly (for fear of winding-up D&FW voters), this is not an important result.
Newbury, Eastleigh, Romsey and Brent East were all held at the subsequent General Election.
Although the two-member seats were abolished at the next election, both Down single-member constituencies were won by the party.
www.ureader.co.uk /msg/12092023.aspx   (4628 words)

You do need a reason for wishing to vote by proxy (for example, you will be away from home on polling day) for a particular election.
If you would like to appoint someone else to vote on your behalf (a proxy), you need to complete and return a proxy application form and send it to the Electoral Registration Officer at Eastleigh Borough Council.
CHRISTOPHER HUHNE is elected to serve as Member of Parliament for the Constituency of Eastleigh
www.eastleigh.gov.uk /ebc-1730   (704 words)

 FT.com / Home UK / UK - Profiles of Lib Dem candidates   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
This Scottish QC and former athlete who once held the UK 100 metres record might well have already been anointed leader were it not for his battle with cancer.
Made a mark with his criticism of Britain’s support of the Iraq war, but may be too Tory for the Lib Dem rank and file.
A novice in parliament, Chris Huhne only won his Eastleigh constituency in the May 2005 general election.
www.ft.com /cms/s/9f693ed8-81cd-11da-aea0-0000779e2340.html   (410 words)

 Christopher Huhne MP, Eastleigh (TheyWorkForYou.com)
This data was produced by TheyWorkForYou from a variety of sources.
Never rebels against their party in this parliament.
Has voted in 75% of votes in parliament — average amongst MPs.
www.theyworkforyou.com /mp/christopher_huhne/eastleigh   (600 words)

 Voting Record — MPs for Eastleigh — The Public Whip
Votes in parliament for which this MP's vote differed from the majority vote of their party (Rebel), or in which this MP was a teller (Teller), or both (Rebel Teller).
This chart shows the percentage agreement between this MP and each of the policies in the database, according to their voting record.
This is measured from 0% agreement (never voted the same) to 100% (always voted the same).
www.publicwhip.org.uk /mp.php?mpc=Eastleigh   (252 words)

 Not updated: Members of Parliament 1997-2001
Click on the constituency name for the election result.
Click on the MP's name to send an email to that MP (please use this facility responsibly).
Please note that when Parliament is disolved individuals are no longer MPs, and so email addresses.
ukparse.kforge.net /svn/parlparse/rawdata/majorities1997.html   (127 words)

 UK Parliament - alcm
Alphabetical List of Constituencies and Members of Parliament
This list was last updated on 5 September 2007 by the House of Commons Information Office
Links to e-mail and websites are also given where available.
www.parliament.uk /directories/hciolists/alcm.cfm   (127 words)

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