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Eastleigh by-election: your essential round-up of the latest campaign news (13 Feb)

Here’s a round-up of news from the past 24 hours in the Eastleigh by-election…

Mike Thornton’s campaign in full swing

mike thornton david chidgeyThe Lib Dems’ Mike Thornton — pictured here (by Jon Aylwin) with 1994 by-election victor David Chidgey — has been focusing on how the pupil premium, the party’s flagship education policy, has been helping Eastleigh schools:

Lib Dems boost Pupil Premium (Southern Daily Echo)
The policy introduced by the Liberal Democrats has invested £1.7m in Eastleigh schools, and is aimed at ensuring every child has a fair start in life.

Just one of the reasons why volunteer help has been pouring in to help Mike retain the seats for the Lib Dems:

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  • User AvatarAndrew McCaig 9th Oct - 5:03pm
    John Labour forgot to stand... They have stood before, but come 5th http://vote-2012.proboards.com/thread/6464/elections-7-8-october. theakes, you are correct about Independents but one suspects that in the...
  • User AvatarStuart 9th Oct - 5:01pm
    @"Psi" "I think I have given you enough opportunities to live up to certain internet stereotypes" From the author of the two posts directly above...
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    ............................The decision not to bomb Syria was taken by Cameron and myself and discussed across both sides of the Coalition. The logic was simple: there...
  • User AvatarJohn Marriott 9th Oct - 4:37pm
    Good news; but what happened to Labour?
  • User AvatarEddie Sammon 9th Oct - 4:00pm
    I've read it and I don't really agree with it. This reluctance to use military force seems to stem from the likes of Neil Quilliam,...
  • User AvatarSIMON BANKS 9th Oct - 3:58pm
    Maybe the Welsh party could run the English database?