Good news on small charitable donations

Steve Brine has welcomed the introduction of a Government Bill enabling charities and community sports clubs to claim Gift Aid style payments on cash donations.

MP backs Bill to criminalise social tenancy fraud

Steve Brine, MP for Winchester and Chandler's Ford, has given his backing to Richard Harrington, MP for Watford's Private Members Bill that will prevent Social Tenancy Fraud and help free up thousands of social housing properties across the country.

Meeting the Dalai Lama

Steve Brine met the Dalai Lama on Wednesday 20th June as renowned figure addressed MPs on a host of world and international development issues.

Pamper day for carers

Steve Brine dropped into St Peters Church Parish Centre on Monday 18th June as The Princess Royal Trust for Carers in Hampshire put on a special 'pamper day'.

Meeting the Minister... of Magic

Steve and his family dropped into Avington Midsummer Fete on Sunday 17th June, as the village came together to be entertained at Avington Park.

Celebrating local businesses

Steve Brine attended the annual Winchester Business Excellence Awards at the Guildhall on Friday 15th June, as the business community recognised local commerce.

With former MP and television personality Gyles Brandreth speaking, the black tie event was attended by over 300 guests.

New school campaign hits PMQs

Steve Brine raised his new primary school campaign to a national level on Wednesday 13th June as he questioned David Cameron on the issue in Prime Minister's Questions.


MP supports call to stop attacks on guide dogs

Local MP Steve Brine is supporting Guide Dogs' call to halt the increasing problem of attacks on working dogs. The Winchester MP was amongst the 150 members of parliament that backed the charity's call at a recent event in the House of Commons.

Defibrillators in Schools- The Big Shock Campaign

Steve Brine joined the Cardiac Charity SADS (Sudden Arrhythmic Death Syndrome) in the House of Commons on Tuesday 12th June to learn more about having Defibrillators and training in schools to save lives.