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'Defending the indefensible' – New Forest MP on Number 10 party row

'Defending the indefensible' – New Forest MP on Number 10 party row

'Defending the indefensible' – New Forest MP on Number 10 party row

'Indefensible' – that was New Forest East MP Julian Lewis's response to leaked footage of Downing Street staff joking about a lockdown party.


Christmas work-from-home plans drawn up as Omicron Covid variant spreads

Christmas work-from-home plans drawn up as Omicron Covid variant spreads

Christmas work-from-home plans drawn up as Omicron Covid variant spreads

THE government is drawing up new work-from-home plans in an attempt to slow the spread of the Omicron variant, it was reported today.


Hampshire County Council on 'journey to bankruptcy' amid plea for more government cash

Hampshire County Council on 'journey to bankruptcy' amid plea for more government cash

Hampshire County Council on 'journey to bankruptcy' amid plea for more government cash

A LACK of funding means Hampshire County Council is on a "journey to bankruptcy", opposition councillors have warned.


WATCH: Voters 'should be allowed to elect racists or misogynists' – New Forest MP Swayne

WATCH: Voters 'should be allowed to elect racists or misogynists' – New Forest MP Swayne

WATCH: Voters 'should be allowed to elect racists or misogynists' – New Forest MP Swayne

ELECTORS should have the right to vote for racists or misogynists – if that is who they want to become their MP, Sir Desmond Swayne has argued.

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New Forest MP calls for 'reality check' on reopening Waterside railway

New Forest MP calls for 'reality check' on reopening Waterside railway

New Forest MP calls for 'reality check' on reopening Waterside railway

NEW Forest East MP Julian Lewis has concerns over the planned reintroduction of the Waterside railway passenger service.

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'We are delighted' – Paultons Park on PM's praise for Peppa Pig World

'We are delighted' – Paultons Park on PM's praise for Peppa Pig World

'We are delighted' – Paultons Park on PM's praise for Peppa Pig World

THE Prime Minister called the New Forest theme park "my kind of place" during a speech at a conference.

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New Forest MP defends role helping Lymington firm awarded £100m in government PPE contracts

New Forest MP defends role helping Lymington firm awarded £100m in government PPE contracts

New Forest MP defends role helping Lymington firm awarded £100m in government PPE contracts

NEW Forest East MP Dr Julian Lewis says he acted "entirely transparently" by referring a Lymington firm that won £98m worth of PPE supply contracts.

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WATCH: 'Unacceptable' – Christchurch MP Chope blasted for Commons comment to fellow Tory

WATCH: 'Unacceptable' – Christchurch MP Chope blasted for Commons comment to fellow Tory

WATCH: 'Unacceptable' – Christchurch MP Chope blasted for Commons comment to fellow Tory

CHRISTCHURCH MP Sir Christopher Chope has sparked fury by telling a female MP to "apply her mind" in the House of Commons.


Fury as MP Chope's objection forces further debate on parliamentary sleaze

Fury as MP Chope's objection forces further debate on parliamentary sleaze

Fury as MP Chope's objection forces further debate on parliamentary sleaze

CHRISTCHURCH MP Sir Christopher Chope has provoked fury among fellow Conservatives after he forced another debate on parliamentary sleaze.

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NFDC gets new cabinet member after row led to resignation

NFDC gets new cabinet member after row led to resignation

NFDC gets new cabinet member after row led to resignation

NEW Forest District Council has a new cabinet member – Cllr Geoffrey Blunden replacing Mark Steele, who resigned after a row with the leader.

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NFDC cabinet member resigns after 'bullying' complaint against leader is thrown out

NFDC cabinet member resigns after 'bullying' complaint against leader is thrown out

NFDC cabinet member resigns after 'bullying' complaint against leader is thrown out

CABINET member Cllr Mark Steele has resigned after his complaint alleging the leader of NFDC had bullied him was thrown out by the monitoring officer.


'It’s the wrong thing to do' – Hampshire councils' pension fund invests £100m in fossil fuels

'It’s the wrong thing to do' – Hampshire councils' pension fund invests £100m in fossil fuels

'It’s the wrong thing to do' – Hampshire councils' pension fund invests £100m in fossil fuels

A PENSION fund for Hampshire councils has invested more than £100m into fossil fuels – despite local authorities declaring a climate emergency.


'I won't resign' – NFDC Tories fight over plan to axe former leader from national park authority

'I won't resign' – NFDC Tories fight over plan to axe former leader from national park authority

'I won't resign' – NFDC Tories fight over plan to axe former leader from national park authority

SENIOR Conservatives on New Forest District Council have had a major bust-up over moves to axe former leader Cllr Barry Rickman from the NPA.

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County climate change plans 'must go further'

County climate change plans 'must go further'

County climate change plans 'must go further'

PLANS by Hampshire County Council to tackle climate change must be more ambitious to bring about real change, an opposition councillor has warned.

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