Politics

Local MP named Policing Minister for new government cabinet

Local MP for North West Hampshire, Kit Malthouse has now been named the policing minister for Boris Johnson's new cabinet weeks after stepping down from the 'Tory race' It comes after Priti Patel is appointed...

Calling Local Communities

Test Valley Borough Council is about to begin its consultation with residents on the priorities for its new Corporate Plan for 2019 to 2023. The authority is encouraging local residents and businesses to give their...

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...
Kit Malthouse MP joins Andover veterans

Kit leads Right to Die campaign in Parliament

On Monday 13th November, Dignity in Dying released a report on the plight of dying people who travel from Britain to have an assisted death in Switzerland. Kit Malthouse MP, who chairs the All Party...
Test Valley Borough Council secures homelessness grant

Have your say as polling review comes to a close

Residents in Test Valley are being encouraged to have their say in a review of where people cast their votes at elections. The review was launched by Test Valley Borough Council last month and is...

Basingstoke & Deane Vision for 2050

People in Basingstoke and Deane are being asked to help shape what the borough will look like in the future as part of the Horizon 2050 project. Basingstoke and Deane is a great place to...
Test Valley Borough Council secures homelessness grant

More grants for rough sleepers granted to Test Valley Borough Council

Once again, Test Valley Borough Council has received yet another boost thanks to a government grant to assist in helping rough sleepers. The boost consists of a full £45k boost into TVBC alongside Two Saints,...
Kit Malthouse

Harrow Way Students Join Kit in Parliament

On Tuesday 19th December, students from Harrow Way School visited the Palace of Westminster to learn about the role of Parliament and for a tour of the estate. They were joined by Kit Malthouse...

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...
Local Plan Consultation Live

Local Plan Consultation Live

Test Valley Borough Council has launched a public consultation on the drafting of its new Local Plan. The authority has published an Issues and Options document, which encourages the public to consider the issues that...