Sat, 09 Feb 2013
Local Liberal Democrat members have chosen Mike Thornton as their candidate for the Eastleigh by-election.
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 led local opposition to Conservative County Council cuts to libraries, children's centres, buses and youth centres.
As Eastleigh MP, Mike Thornton will -
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 in 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.