2021 Eastleigh Lib Dem Leaflet 11 "The best choice for our area!"

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Version 1 - Nick Couldrey and Bruce Tennent


Page 1

A record of ACTION and a promise of MORE!
The best choice for our area!

The Lib Dems have a record of ACTION for Fair Oak and Horton Heath over decades.
(Name Changes depending on area) and the Lib Dem Borough Council team have -
• ACHIEVED a commitment from the Borough Council to resist any new development in the local gaps secured in the Local Plan, with a commitment to a South Hampshire Greenbelt
. WON funds to tackle traffic congestion on the road into Eastleigh and are pressing Hampshire County Council to improve pavement repairs

  • WORKING to re-open our library after it was closed by Hampshire Conservatives

• SECURED extra cash for investment in community facilities including play area upgrades
• GUARANTEED land for GP surgery extensions
• KEPT IN TOUCH with Focus for 40 years - ONLY the Lib Dems keep in touch all year round

Eastleigh Borough Council is run by the Lib Dems. They’ve kept their part of the Council Tax down and protected services.
Hampshire County Council is run by the Conservatives. They hike your Council Tax every year (ave £64 again this year) and cut local services.

Our area needs (NAme1) back on the Borough Council and working with (Name2) on the County Council - too good to lose

This Year’s Elections

  • On 6th May our area has possibly its biggest ever set of local elections.
    There will be elections for:
    • A new Police & Crime Commissioner
    • Every seat on Hampshire County Council
    . Fair Oak and Horton Heath on Eastleigh Borough Council

(Specific Name) is standing tokeep up his work on the Borough Council, and (HCC Candidate Name) is standing for re-election to the County.
If you would like to vote by post this time - go online at www.eastleigh.gov.uk/pv-application or call the Election Office on 023 8068 8000.
Forms must be returned by 5pm on Tuesday 20th April.

“Jenrick: We need to build on green fields”
Sunday Times 28 March 2021

3 things to remember about these elections

  1. Only the Liberal Democrats can beat the Tories across Eastleigh and Hampshire. Labour cannot win here.
    Our Lib Dem Council is fighting to get just the right number of homes, in the right places.
  2. The Conservatives have axed vital services at Hampshire - but stash YOUR tax in the County bank - they don’t deserve to win!
  3. Only the Liberal Democrats stand up for our area all year, every year - (Name1) and (Name2) have a record of action and get results for local people!

Bar Graph
It’s so close here! (Source: Last local elections around Eastleigh)
Lib Dem 1st
Con 2nd
All Others

ONLY the Lib Dems can beat the Tories across Eastleigh!
Lib Dems winning for you

Page 2

ACTION from the Lib Dem Team for our area!

Shock as Conservative Housing Minister says “build on green fields”

Conservative housing boss Robert Jenrick shocked countryside campaigners with a renewed pledge to see more building even on the Greenbelt as targets for new housebuilding look set to increase AGAIN.
We need to get the right homes in the right places and boost the number of social rented homes for local people - but that musn’t mean urban sprawl that merges our towns and villages into Southampton.
Here in Eastleigh, your Lib Dem Council has met existing housing targets by boosting the number of social rented homes built. That’s over 1,000 in the last three years.
Many Conservative Councils cave in to pressure from big builders and don’t insist on social housing. And Labour in Southampton recently agreed 519 homes with NO social housing included.

(The below is the excerpt from the Newspaper clipping about CON Housing Minister Jenrick from the Sunday Times on 28 March 2021)
Jenrick: We need to build on green fields
(Tim Shipman Political Editor)
More homes will have to bebuilt on greenfield land if the government is to hit its target of building one million homes before the next general election, the housing secretary has admitted.
In a private call last week with MPs and donors, Robert Jenrick also suggested that there might need to be building on the protected
green belt as well.
Jenrick made the comments in a video call with members of the Conservative Friends of India."

Getting Housing Numbers Right in our Borough
Government Target for EBC 2000-2020

  • 10,161 homes.
    Number built
  • 10,482 homes, across the full housing cycle.
    Just what’s needed to protect our green spaces from greedy builders, stopping them winning planning appeals.
    Our Lib Dem Council getting it right for our area!

New Hope for Hampshire
Hampshire needs hope, and new direction, says Cllr Bruce Tennent.
The Liberal Democrats have the vision to put hope back into Hampshire. The Conservatives have cost you more and delivered less, charging you more while slashing vital services. Social care is in crisis.
Our roads and pavements are in decay. Climate Change is an afterthought. Conservative management embraces cuts, manages decline, and forgets about people.
As we start to recover from Covid-19, Hampshire deserves better. We need a County Council that will put people and communities first, fix problems, and have thevision to address the climate emergency.
We need a County Council that truly recognises young people as the future, and respects and values older people and those in need of help. And we need a County Council that backs skills and business to generate the wealth to support world class services.
Hampshire’s strength is its people. We need a County Council that trusts you more and instructs you less, where you can be part of making the decisions we need to get Hampshire back on its feet and with hope for the future.
It’s time for a change at Hampshire.
It’s time for a Liberal Democrat-led Hampshire.

Your Local Lib Dem Team

Your local team of councillors and campaigners
Nick Couldrey - 07801 698611 - Nick.Couldrey@eastleigh.gov.uk. Follow Nick on Facebook - “Cllr Nick Couldrey Fair Oak and Horton Heath”
Michelle Marsh - Michelle Marsh@eastleigh.gov.uk
Rob Rushton - 8001 6240 - Rob. Rushton@eastleigh.gov.uk
Bruce Tennent - 07703 447365 - Bruce. Tennent@hants.gov.uk
Mike Thornton - 8064 3596 - Mike. Thornton@hants.gov.uk
and a great team of parish councillors working on our local parish councils!

Richard Murphy: Listening to YOUR policing priorities
Richard has been listening to residents across Hampshire. He knows how much people care deeply about their communities. Richard is hearing strong messages about practical steps you want him to take as our next Police & Crime Commissioner to make policing better.
Over 2,000 people have now filled in his online survey, and from that:
. More than 9 out of 10 of you feel that there is not a strong enough police presence in our area. Did you know Hampshire and Isle of Wight police receive £43 million less than the national average?

• Nearly two-thirds of people think crime and antisocial behaviour has got worse in the last 12 months, with over half of you witnessing it in the last 3 months.
Richard will support young people, and invest in keeping them away from crime.
Richard will fight for better funding and support our police to be more visible in our communities.

Take the opportunity now to tell Richard your views at richardmurphy.news/survey and see the latest results at richardmurphy.news/survey_results
• The lack of policing of our roads is a big concern, with over half of people worried about speeding. Richard will make safe roads one of his top priorities.

The Conservatives have failed us on crime.
Only Richard Murphy can beat the Conservatives across Hampshire.

Version 2 - Anne Winstanley and Mike Thornton


This leaflet is an exact mirror image of leaflet 1, but with Nick Couldrey and Bruce Tenant’s name and photos switched out and replaced with Anne Winstanley and Mike Thornton.

Transcript (the 2 leaflets are the same, but the names change accordingly - FAO @afdy )

PAGE 1

A record of ACTION and a promise of MORE!
The best choice for our area!

The Lib Dems have a record of ACTION for Fair Oak and Horton Heath over decades.
(Name Changes depending on area) and the Lib Dem Borough Council team have -
• ACHIEVED a commitment from the Borough Council to resist any new development in the local gaps secured in the Local Plan, with a commitment to a South Hampshire Greenbelt
. WON funds to tackle traffic congestion on the road into Eastleigh and are pressing Hampshire County Council to improve pavement repairs

  • WORKING to re-open our library after it was closed by Hampshire Conservatives

• SECURED extra cash for investment in community facilities including play area upgrades
• GUARANTEED land for GP surgery extensions
• KEPT IN TOUCH with Focus for 40 years - ONLY the Lib Dems keep in touch all year round

Eastleigh Borough Council is run by the Lib Dems. They’ve kept their part of the Council Tax down and protected services.
Hampshire County Council is run by the Conservatives. They hike your Council Tax every year (ave £64 again this year) and cut local services.

Our area needs (NAme1) back on the Borough Council and working with (Name2) on the County Council - too good to lose

This Year’s Elections

  • On 6th May our area has possibly its biggest ever set of local elections.
    There will be elections for:
    • A new Police & Crime Commissioner
    • Every seat on Hampshire County Council
    . Fair Oak and Horton Heath on Eastleigh Borough Council

(Specific Name) is standing tokeep up his work on the Borough Council, and (HCC Candidate Name) is standing for re-election to the County.
If you would like to vote by post this time - go online at www.eastleigh.gov.uk/pv-application or call the Election Office on 023 8068 8000.
Forms must be returned by 5pm on Tuesday 20th April.

“Jenrick: We need to build on green fields”
Sunday Times 28 March 2021

3 things to remember about these elections

  1. Only the Liberal Democrats can beat the Tories across Eastleigh and Hampshire. Labour cannot win here.
    Our Lib Dem Council is fighting to get just the right number of homes, in the right places.
  2. The Conservatives have axed vital services at Hampshire - but stash YOUR tax in the County bank - they don’t deserve to win!
  3. Only the Liberal Democrats stand up for our area all year, every year - (Name1) and (Name2) have a record of action and get results for local people!

Bar Graph
It’s so close here! (Source: Last local elections around Eastleigh)
Lib Dem 1st
Con 2nd
All Others

ONLY the Lib Dems can beat the Tories across Eastleigh!
Lib Dems winning for you

PAGE 2
ACTION from the Lib Dem Team for our area!

Shock as Conservative Housing Minister says “build on green fields”

Conservative housing boss Robert Jenrick shocked countryside campaigners with a renewed pledge to see more building even on the Greenbelt as targets for new housebuilding look set to increase AGAIN.
We need to get the right homes in the right places and boost the number of social rented homes for local people - but that musn’t mean urban sprawl that merges our towns and villages into Southampton.
Here in Eastleigh, your Lib Dem Council has met existing housing targets by boosting the number of social rented homes built. That’s over 1,000 in the last three years.
Many Conservative Councils cave in to pressure from big builders and don’t insist on social housing. And Labour in Southampton recently agreed 519 homes with NO social housing included.

(The below is the excerpt from the Newspaper clipping about CON Housing Minister Jenrick from the Sunday Times on 28 March 2021)
Jenrick: We need to build on green fields
(Tim Shipman Political Editor)
More homes will have to bebuilt on greenfield land if the government is to hit its target of building one million homes before the next general election, the housing secretary has admitted.
In a private call last week with MPs and donors, Robert Jenrick also suggested that there might need to be building on the protected
green belt as well.
Jenrick made the comments in a video call with members of the Conservative Friends of India."

Getting Housing Numbers Right in our Borough
Government Target for EBC 2000-2020

  • 10,161 homes.
    Number built
  • 10,482 homes, across the full housing cycle.
    Just what’s needed to protect our green spaces from greedy builders, stopping them winning planning appeals.
    Our Lib Dem Council getting it right for our area!

New Hope for Hampshire
Hampshire needs hope, and new direction, says Cllr Bruce Tennent.
The Liberal Democrats have the vision to put hope back into Hampshire. The Conservatives have cost you more and delivered less, charging you more while slashing vital services. Social care is in crisis.
Our roads and pavements are in decay. Climate Change is an afterthought. Conservative management embraces cuts, manages decline, and forgets about people.
As we start to recover from Covid-19, Hampshire deserves better. We need a County Council that will put people and communities first, fix problems, and have thevision to address the climate emergency.
We need a County Council that truly recognises young people as the future, and respects and values older people and those in need of help. And we need a County Council that backs skills and business to generate the wealth to support world class services.
Hampshire’s strength is its people. We need a County Council that trusts you more and instructs you less, where you can be part of making the decisions we need to get Hampshire back on its feet and with hope for the future.
It’s time for a change at Hampshire.
It’s time for a Liberal Democrat-led Hampshire.

Your Local Lib Dem Team

Your local team of councillors and campaigners
Nick Couldrey - 07801 698611 - Nick.Couldrey@eastleigh.gov.uk. Follow Nick on Facebook - “Cllr Nick Couldrey Fair Oak and Horton Heath”
Michelle Marsh - Michelle Marsh@eastleigh.gov.uk
Rob Rushton - 8001 6240 - Rob. Rushton@eastleigh.gov.uk
Bruce Tennent - 07703 447365 - Bruce. Tennent@hants.gov.uk
Mike Thornton - 8064 3596 - Mike. Thornton@hants.gov.uk
and a great team of parish councillors working on our local parish councils!

Richard Murphy: Listening to YOUR policing priorities
Richard has been listening to residents across Hampshire. He knows how much people care deeply about their communities. Richard is hearing strong messages about practical steps you want him to take as our next Police & Crime Commissioner to make policing better.
Over 2,000 people have now filled in his online survey, and from that:
. More than 9 out of 10 of you feel that there is not a strong enough police presence in our area. Did you know Hampshire and Isle of Wight police receive £43 million less than the national average?

• Nearly two-thirds of people think crime and antisocial behaviour has got worse in the last 12 months, with over half of you witnessing it in the last 3 months.
Richard will support young people, and invest in keeping them away from crime.
Richard will fight for better funding and support our police to be more visible in our communities.

Take the opportunity now to tell Richard your views at richardmurphy.news/survey and see the latest results at richardmurphy.news/survey_results
• The lack of policing of our roads is a big concern, with over half of people worried about speeding. Richard will make safe roads one of his top priorities.

The Conservatives have failed us on crime.
Only Richard Murphy can beat the Conservatives across Hampshire.

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Awesome work! Thanks so much for lending a hand, I’ve gone and updated the original article with your new transcription text. Next time I’ll click “make wiki page” so you can edit the article directly yourself. :slight_smile: .

I find it so cheap when the Lib Dem’s in Eastleigh just send the same leaflet masquerading as someone else and i never realised how prolific it was till I started doing this!

Received new ones from @TParkEastleighN today. I say “new” but one of them is a copy of the above, just with her name on.

Will send the other 2 that I received (still not that elusive level 2 yet)

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I’ve just upgraded you manually to level 2! You earned it! :joy:. You should now be able to click “edit” next to the leaflets that are images and edit them, or add more.

It’s slightly confusing to edit initially but easier once you get used to the markup! :slight_smile:

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It’s hard work but you can do it! :joy: