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Lib Dem members choose Mike Thornton for the Eastleigh by-election

February 9, 2013 5:00 PM
Originally published by UK Liberal Democrats

Mike is a popular local borough councillor, who has lived locally for 19 years, and has kept council tax bills down, while protecting front line local services.

He has lead local opposition to Conservative County Council cuts to libraries, children's centres, buses and youth centres.

As Eastleigh MP, Mike Thornton will -

  • Fight to protect green spaces from Tory development and gravel extraction
  • Work to bring more jobs and investment to our area - the 500 jobs and £60m a year into the local economy at the Lib Dem Council backed Ageas Bowl are a good start
  • Campaign to cut income tax for local workers - that's on top the £600 a year tax cut that the Lib Dems have already won

Voting Liberal Democrat will give Eastleigh residents an excellent local MP who will work to deliver a stronger economy in a fairer society, allowing everyone to get on life.

Mike Thornton, a business and development manager and has been a parish and borough councillor since 2007. He is involved with the annual Bishopstoke Carnival and is an active member of the local church.

Mike lives with his wife and daughter in Bishopstoke. In his spare time, Mike enjoys playing squash and tennis.

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