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James Arbuthnot

James Arbuthnot is a British politician with the Conservative Party. He represented the North East Hampshire constituency as an MP from 1997 to 2015. He also held a position as chairman of the House of Commons Defence Select Committee.


Robert Blay and Ranil Jayawardena updated

Election 2015: UKIP's Robert Blay, filmed threatening to 'shoot' rival, claims 'BBC sensationalised story'

Robert Blay was suspended by his party after being filmed saying he'd like to "put a bullet" in Conservative rival Ranil Jayawardena

Election 2015: All you need to know about May 7's candidates

Find out about those standing in the Aldershot and North East Hampshire constituencies as well as a run-down of those standing in the local elections

Who is my MP?

What constituency am I in? Who is my MP? Enter your postcode and find your local MP and other information about your constituency

Hart District Council

Fleet and Yateley house prices rise by 17% in four years

Figures from the Land Registry and Office for National Statistics show prices rising from £284,000 in 2010 to £332,500 in 2014

Winchfield Parish Council chairman Andrew Renshaw with the Winchfield Garden Community vision document

Villagers fighting mini-town plans say consultation was 'inherently flawed'

Barratt Homes hopes to push on with plans for 5,000 new homes on a greenfield site at Winchfield but villagers have lodged the 'strongest objection'

Minister to be grilled on planning issues in Hart

Planning minister Brandon Lewis will answer questions from the public on concerns of where 4,000 homes will be built in the district on September 22

Andrew Reeves-Hall is not happy the secure bicycle storage has been demolished and not replaced at Fleet railway station

Cycling commuter hits out at revamped station's bike facilities

The £6 million upgrade of Fleet station by South West Trains has ignored people who cycle to catch the train claims a commuter

Hundreds sign petition to fight large-scale development

Councillors and MP James Arbuthnot have presented a petition to parliament raising concerns over planning systems in Hart.

CONFIRMED BY STEVE LLOYD RIGHT AREA. Ewshot Lane, Ewshot, Farnham GU10 5BT. GV's of the fields that Taylor Wimpey wants to build 60 homes on with access via Crookham Park (QEB)

'Disgruntled villagers' set to grill MP over greenfield building

The 'Fleet and Crookham Environment Is Threatened' campaign group is stepping up its protests

Deputy council leader chosen as Tory candidate to replace Arbuthnot

After an open primary was held, Ranil Jayawardena has been selected as the replacement to stand for James Arbuthnot in the 2015 general election

In pictures: Remembrance Sunday services 2013

Residents across Hampshire fell silent for two minutes to remember those who lost their lives in past and current conflicts

Poppy appeal

Remembrance Day services and parades 2013

A guide to Remembrance Day services and parades taking place in Hampshire

North East Hampshire MP James Arbuthnot

Public given chance to choose MP's successor

US-style selection process to be held after James Arbuthnot announces decision to step down in 2015

People are happier in Hart than Rushmoor, survey shows

The Office of National Statistics survey has revealed that residents are happier and more satisfied living in Hart than in neighbouring Rushmoor

South West Trains

Train fares hike is a 'double whammy' for those struggling with money

With static salaries and increasing living costs, the soaring cost of train tickets has not been welcomed in Hampshire

MP Howarth votes ‘overwhelmingly’ against Marriage Bill

THE MP for Aldershot, Sir Gerald Howarth, made a passionate defence of ‘traditional’ marriage in the parliamentary debate on same-sex unions.

Gay marriage proposals 'irrelevant' - MP Howarth

ALDERSHOT MP Sir Gerald Howarth made a defence of "traditional" marriage during a debate in the Commons on same sex unions.

Have your say on parliament boundary changes

PROPOSED changes to parliamentary boundaries in Hampshire have been put out for public consultation.

Town shopping centre branded an 'embarrassment'

FLEET'S flagship Hart Shopping Centre has been branded an ‘embarrassment’ by an unimpressed councillor.

Fleet coffee shop owners find new home

A THRIVING family business has found a new home after being forced out of its prominent town centre unit.



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