Politics

Andover mental health council

Council commit to tackling mental health in the workplace

Test Valley Borough Council has demonstrated its commitment to tackling mental health stigma in the workplace by signing up to the Time to Change Employer Pledge. Chief executive of TVBC Roger Tetstall, together with leader,...

Students put local MP Kit Malthouse under the spotlight

Harrow Way students put North West Hampshire’s MP Kit Malthouse through his paces when he visited the school recently. The Andover based Conservative politician met students who grilled him on his work in Westminster...
MS Society Patron Kit Malthouse

MS Society Patron Malthouse Votes to Cut Disability Allowance

Andover's MP and Patron of the local MS Society group, Kit Malthouse has supported the Conservative Government, by voting to cut ESA disability benefits by £30 a week. The vote will mean that those who...

Test Valley Borough Council one of three in national democracy pilot

Test Valley Borough Council is one of only three authorities in the country to be selected to pilot a new programme aimed at innovating democracy. The programme, run by the Department for Digital Culture Media...

Voting deadline for local elections approach

With just under two weeks to go until the deadline to register to vote in the local elections this May, Test Valley Borough Council is urging residents to make sure they are registered in...
Andover conservatives manifesto

Local conservatives launch party manifesto

Test Valley Conservatives launched their manifesto earlier this week, ahead of the local elections on the 2nd of May. Their ambitious plans are designed to build on their success over the last 4-years, as well...

Naomi House Reception at Houses of Parliament

Steve Brine MP has hosted a Reception at the Houses of Parliament in celebration of the region’s children and young adults’ hospice charity’s 21st birthday. More than 130 of the charity’s supporters, along with families...
Kit Malthouse

Kit Malthouse MP chairs panel on countryside issues

Kit Malthouse, MP for North West Hampshire and Minister of State for Housing and Planning, hosted a discussion panel earlier this week (8th of February) to highlight some of the main issues that surround...

Test Valley Council hit back at Andover Alliance claims

Following the publication of a press release from 'Andover Alliance' about Standing up for Veterans, Test Valley Borough Council have hit back against the 'bold' claims against them. The 'misleading' and 'factually incorrect' claims are originally from...

Sir George Young quits government after ‘attack on democracy’

Boris Johnson endured his first retirement in connection with his choice to close down Parliament over Brexit for a month. It comes after a 'Do not prorogue Parliament' petition almost reached 2,000,000 signatures. With over...