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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 AvatarPeter 26th Nov - 5:37pm
    The problem with the comments here is that a lot of people have come to believe their own scare stories.
  • User AvatarT-J 26th Nov - 5:23pm
    Raddiy, it is, again, quite simple. There was a €100m investment made in 2010 by the European Investment Bank in Ford's Koceali plant. At the...
  • User AvatarSteve 26th Nov - 4:59pm
    The tampon tax is a gimmick by both sides. £15m is nothing. Scale matters when talking about taxation and £15m equates to a total taxation...
  • User AvatarChris 26th Nov - 4:56pm
    The fact is, that if we leave the EU, we've left the EU. We'd be out of the free trade zone, which would be an...
  • User AvatarRaddiy 26th Nov - 4:56pm
    I must admit, if reading some of the supposedly informed comments from LibDems in this thread is representative of the level of debate in the...
  • User AvatarT-J 26th Nov - 4:45pm
    Dav, Peter, Raddiy. Its quite simple. If the EU gives the UK a deal where it gets all the goodies without having to do any...