Steve Brine backs motion tackling youth knife crime

Winchester & Chandler's Ford MP Steve Brine is backing an amendment to a Bill which seeks to ensure anyone over the age of 15 convicted of threatening with a knife will be given a mandatory custodial sentence.

A visit to the Watercress Line

On Saturday 22nd October, the Mid Hants Railway 'Watercress Line' played hosts to local MP's Steve Brine and Damian Hinds plus their families.

Dropping in to Tesco for local schools

Steve Brine called into Tesco Winchester on Friday 21st October to see local schools receive fantastic new equipment thanks to the Tesco for Schools & Clubs Scheme.

Elderly visitor victim of 'sad' theft

Steve Brine has reacted with disappointment after learning an elderly Thai national has had £70,000 stolen while on a coach trip which stopped in Winchester on Wednesday 19th October.

Local MP speaks in key planning reforms debate

Winchester & Chandler's Ford MP Steve Brine spoke in the House of Commons this afternoon (Thursday 20 October 2011) in a general debate on the coalition Government's controversial planning reforms.

Local M3 Enterprise Partnership meets in Westminster

Steve Brine recently met with Hampshire MPs as representatives of businesses of all sizes, the armed forces, councils and the voluntary and education sectors are set to work together to boost the local economy.

Update on septic tank worry for local rural residents

Steve Brine has raised the issue of septic tank registration in the House of Commons, as worried residents continue to worry about their legal position with DEFRA and the Environment Agency.

Steve Brine pledges support for national autism campaign

Steve Brine attended the launch of Ambitious about Autism's new campaign in Westminster on Monday 17th October.

Titled 'Finished at School: Where next for young people with autism?' the campaign calls for: