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MP for Eastleigh

Mike Thornton (LDem)

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Written Answers — Electoral Commission Committee: Electoral Register (27 March 2014)

Gary Streeter: ...Conwy Coventry Dartford Daventry Denbighshire Derbyshire Dales Dudley Dumfries and Galloway Durham East Dorset East Dunbartonshire East Lindsey East Lothian East Northamptonshire East Renfrewshire Eastleigh Eden Edinburgh, City of Elmbridge Flintshire Forest of Dean Gosport Gravesham Guildford Gwynedd Halton Hambleton Hammersmith and Fulham Harborough Harrogate Hastings Havant...

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Jobseeker's Allowance: Disqualification (19 March 2014)

Esther McVey: ..., varied length and entitlement decisions where the decision was found against the claimant. 5. The figure for Hampshire includes the following local authorities: Basingstoke and Deane, East Hampshire, Eastleigh, Fareham, Gosport, Hart, Havant, New Forest, Rushmoor, Test Valley and Winchester. 6. Failure to attend includes: Failure to attend a place on a training scheme or employment...

Public Bill Committee: Deregulation Bill: Clause 38 - Temporary event notices: increase in maximum number of events per year (13 March 2014) See 1 other result from this clause

Toby Perkins: ...sense that everyone came out of the pubs at the same time and there was a huge number of problems as a result. Over the past 14 or 15 months, I have had the opportunity to go back in time. I was in Eastleigh during the by-election. It is not a night I will forget, because I ended up in conversation with Mr Nigel Farage of the UK Independence party. After that I certainly could have done...

Oral Answers to Questions — Business, Innovation and Skills: Apprenticeships (6 March 2014)

Mike Thornton: Figures released this week show that every time a local company hires an apprentice their bottom line gets an average boost of 2,100. In Eastleigh, that means that new apprenticeships alone provided a local boost of more than 2 million in 2012-13. Will the Minister join me in praising local businesses in Eastleigh, such as GE Aviation and Arlington Rail, which have a great track...

Oral Answers to Questions — Communities and Local Government: Rogue Landlords (3 March 2014)

Mike Thornton: I am pleased that the Government are taking action on this issue, which affects so many of my Eastleigh constituents. Will the Minister assure me that, as part of the review, he will give adequate consideration to ensuring that rented homes are fitted with life-saving fire and carbon monoxide detectors, particularly as adequate regulations regarding electrical safety in rented houses are...

Energy and Climate Change: Extreme Weather Events (27 February 2014) See 1 other result from this debate

Mike Thornton: I welcome that response. It seems that extreme weather events are increasingly becoming the norm. Tomorrow, I am hosting a Green Alliance event in Eastleigh to discuss with local businesses, community groups and service providers how climate change will affect our area. Does the Secretary of State agree that such inclusive local approaches are as vital as international agreement?

[Sir Roger Gale in the Chair] — Rail Services (South-East England) (12 February 2014)

Lilian Greenwood: ...are also facing cancellations and delays in the Thames valley, which has seen extensive flooding. The line between Oxted and Woldingham in Surrey is due to close for up to a week, and the line between Eastleigh and Fareham is not expected to reopen until the end of February. Landslips are causing misery for commuters in Hastings, as there have also been closures on the line to Tonbridge....

Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Topical Questions (10 February 2014)

Mike Thornton: ...put sixth-form colleges under serious strain, with cuts to courses and staff. Will the Minister, or even the Secretary of State, meet me and the principal of the excellent Barton Peveril college in Eastleigh to discuss the impact of these cuts?

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Motorways: Eastleigh (10 February 2014)

Mike Thornton: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs how many people live within the 75 decibel noise contour of each motorway in Eastleigh constituency.

Written Answers — Education: Defibrillators: Eastleigh (4 February 2014)

Mike Thornton: To ask the Secretary of State for Education how many (a) primary schools, (b) secondary schools and (c) further education colleges in Eastleigh constituency have defibrillators installed.

Immigration Bill: New Clause 11 — Supplementary provision (30 January 2014)

David Hanson: ...their citizenship. I have listened to what the Home Secretary has said on a number of measures. My right hon. Friend the Member for Holborn and St Pancras (Frank Dobson) has concerns. Others, including the hon. Member for Eastleigh (Mike Thornton) and, dare I say it, the hon. Member for Stone (Mr Cash) have raised pertinent issues of concern. However, we have less than three hours to...

Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Consumer Rights Bill (28 January 2014)

Sheila Gilmore: ...and, collectively, it should be possible to put such cases together. I share the concern expressed by my hon. Friend the Member for Walthamstow (Stella Creasy) that no one wants a book of law of huge size, as was suggested by the hon. Member for Eastleigh (Mike Thornton), but this is an opportunity to legislate on some of the issues that hon. Members raise time and again because of their...

[Hywel Williams in the Chair] — Education Funding for 18-year-olds (28 January 2014)

Caroline Nokes: ...Mr Williams. I add my congratulations to the hon. Member for Stretford and Urmston (Kate Green) on securing the debate. I draw attention to a declaration of interest: I am an advisory governor of Eastleigh college in the neighbouring constituency to mine. Hampshire has a fine tradition of sixth-form colleges. Some of the best in the country can be found in our fine county, including Peter...

Oral Answers to Questions — Communities and Local Government: Troubled Families Unit (20 January 2014)

Mike Thornton: I thank the Secretary of State for that answer. I am sure that he will be pleased to know that the initiative has been actively and successfully embraced in Eastleigh, with Eastleigh borough council and Hampshire county council working together to transform people’s lives. However, I have heard that some councils are using it as a box-ticking exercise. How can the Department ensure that...

[Nadine Dorries in the Chair] — Disabled People (Access to Transport) (9 January 2014) See 4 other results from this debate

Robert Goodwill: ...in the run-up to full compliance, but the change will have a significant impact on disabled people’s access to the bus network. On disability awareness training for bus staff, raised by the hon. Member for Eastleigh (Mike Thornton), the Government appreciate the important role played by staff providing assistance—as well as their awareness of and attitudes towards disabled...

Electrical Safety (Private Rented Sector) (18 December 2013) See 2 other results from this debate

Stephen Williams: I congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for Eastleigh (Mike Thornton) on securing this important debate. He is raising the issue on behalf of his constituent, Mr Parker, although he is drawing on his own life experiences, as we heard, albeit from a few decades ago while a student. Many hon. Members will have lived in private sector accommodation, whether as a student or later on, early in...

Sixth-Form Colleges (VAT) (17 December 2013)

Graham Stuart: ..., establishes high standards, particularly for the poorest, and closes the wealth gap, I would think people would be delighted to see it expand. I will give way to my hon. Friend the Member for Eastleigh (Mike Thornton), and then I will draw to a close.

Written Answers — Health: Accident and Emergency Departments: Hampshire (17 December 2013)

Daniel Poulter: ... 14 17 n/a Isle of Wight NHS Trust 0 0 0 0 17 University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust 37 45 49 48 45 Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust 32 34 32 31 34 Winchester and Eastleigh Healthcare NHS Trust 15 15 19 19 n/a Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 16 19 18 19 38 n/a = Not applicable. Notes: 1. The data shown here are for IMHS HCHS...

Public Bill Committee: Mesothelioma Bill [Lords]: Clause 13 - The levy (12 December 2013)

Stephen Phillips: ...have not been used to pay claims that have eventuated; yet that has not happened. The group of amendments, in my name and that of my hon. Friends the Members for Enfield North, for Daventry and for Eastleigh, seeks to ensure that reinsurers are asked to contribute in a way that they have not been by this or the previous Government, so that we can deal with all the problems identified in...

Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: PISA Results (3 December 2013)

Michael Gove: I visited Eastleigh several times in the past 18 months, and I learned a great deal. It is the case, as the hon. Gentleman points out, that in Hampshire there are many excellent schools and sixth-form colleges. It is absolutely right that we should applaud success and excellence in this country as well as abroad.

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