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MP for Eastleigh

Mike Thornton (Liberal Democrat)

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bill presented: Hazaras (Afghanistan and Pakistan) (1 September 2014)

Tobias Ellwood: ...(Dr Whitehead) spoke about the role of Iran and the responsibility of the Pakistani Government to do more and not turn a blind eye to the various incidents taking place. My hon. Friend the Member for Eastleigh (Mike Thornton) spoke about improving knowledge of what is happening with the Hazaras not just in this place but in Britain as a whole. The hon. Member for Bridgend (Mrs Moon) said...

Opposition Day — [2nd Allotted Day]: Office for Budget Responsibility (Manifesto Audits) (25 June 2014)

David Gauke: ...(Mr Mudie) highlighted the fact that the OBR is an important institution. He objected to members of the Treasury Committee quoting Robert Chote, and then quoted Robert Chote. My hon. Friend the Member for Eastleigh (Mike Thornton) said there is a case for doing what is proposed but that we should wait until after the election, by contrast with the hon. Member for Edinburgh East (Sheila...

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Food: Recycling (23 June 2014)

Dan Rogerson: ... — 265 2,336 Dover District Council — 2,092 3,806 Ealing LB 4,936 5,175 4,715 East Devon District Council 4,571 5,210 4,398 East Lindsey District Council — — 1,281 East Northamptonshire Council — — 2,067 Eastleigh Borough Council 2,425 2,248 2,147 Elmbridge Borough Council 4,004 3,535 3,420 Epsom and Ewell...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Kenya (17 June 2014)

Baroness Warsi: ...the Foreign and Commonwealth Office advised against all but essential travel to: - areas within 60km of the Kenya-Somali border- Kiwayu and coastal areas north of Pate Island- Garissa District- the Eastleigh area of Nairobi- low income areas of Nairobi, including all township or slum areas- Mombasa island and within 5km of the coast from Mtwapa creek in the north down to and including Tiwi...

Bill Presented — Social Action, Responsibility and Heroism Bill: The Economy and Living Standards (12 June 2014) See 1 other result from this debate

Nicky Morgan: ...achievements over the past four years. My hon. Friend the Member for Montgomeryshire (Glyn Davies) talked about the dairy industry in his constituency, and I heard what he had to say. The hon. Member for Eastleigh (Mike Thornton) talked about the increase in the personal allowance. His kind offer to advise the Treasury on the reform of stamp duty has been noted and I am sure that we will...

Coalition Government: Constitution Committee Report — Motion to Take Note (13 May 2014)

Baroness Grender: ...clarity, particularly for civil servants. Again, the Institute for Government provides useful advice about the need to reach agreement at the top about the rules and that those rules should be published. I conclude with a useful lesson in fighting elections and working together: the example of the Eastleigh by-election. The battle was fierce, but at the same time the parties worked...

Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Green Deal Scheme: Sussex (1 May 2014)

Gregory Barker: ...,991 Oldham (Greater Manchester) 6,119,700 Ashfield 1,097,098 Suffolk 5,712,600 Cambridgeshire 7,857,400 Peterborough 3,945,100 Haringey 6,560,012 Bracknell Forest 1,820,714 Eastleigh 3,336,900 Nuneaton 2,084,502 Harrow 1,457,100 Bath 929,300 Total 88,361,353

Business of the House (No. 1): High Speed Rail (London - West Midlands) Bill: Select Committee (29 April 2014) See 1 other result from this debate

Cheryl Gillan: ...in the House and our processes. I want to ask what training will be given to the six brave Members of Parliament, whom I certainly congratulate on their appointment to the Committee? The hon. Member for Eastleigh (Mike Thornton) is very new—he came in only in February last year—and I do not know what experience he has of such projects, but I am sure he would benefit from any...

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...

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