Welcome to Cllr Jackie Porter's page.
You can contact Jackie at:
The Down House
Home Telephone: 01962 791054
Mobile: 07973 696085
Email: [email protected]
Jackie's Winchester City Council email: [email protected]
Jackie's Hampshire County Council email: [email protected]
Jackie is always available to listen and if possible help people with issues. She holds a regular surgery at Tubbs Hall on the first Friday of each month.
Since arriving in the Worthys in 1984 Jackie has been fully involved with the community, especially the welfare and development of children. She was Chair of the Kings Worthy Parish Council for five years. Jackie is currently our County Councillor and is the Liberal Democrat spokesperson for children in the county. She is the local authority governor at Kings Worthy primary school, and is a former governor of Peter Symonds College.
The current Conservative plan to make all schools academies is something Jackie is strongly against. “Why disrupt and change a school which is successful and take away the insight which parent governors bring to schools?”
As Chair of Kings Worthy Pre-School Jackie has given practical support to children aged 2 to 4 and their parents. She is leading support for Children’s Centres across the county, campaigning to keep open the local Reign & Shine centre.
In leading the Tubbs Hall Management Committee Jackie has demonstrated a real practical focus on everything from boiler repairs to improving energy efficiency.
Jackie is keen to engage people in local projects. The long term initiative to create a new footpath from Sutton Scotney through the Worthys to Alresford is a good example. As Chair of this positive development for the area Jackie has drawn together a team with enthusiasm and specialist skills. For more information go to: www.thewatercressway.org.uk
Decent housing for all is a key objective for the Liberal Democrats. Jackie, together with her fellow Lib Dems, is campaigning against the ‘pay to stay’ rules currently being proposed by the Conservative government. She also wants to see affordable housing planned in every new development to ensure a balanced community.