Hampshire County Council – THE FACTS!

Conservative-run Hampshire County Council is supporting key services and investing in our area, as detailed below:

  • Investing in Eastleigh – the Botley bypass and underpass, new Deer Park secondary school, school improvements at Fair Oak Infants & Juniors and Wyvern Secondary, new assisted living facilities for young people at John Darling Mall, accessibility improvements in High Street, West End.
  • No plans to cut much needed school crossing patrols.
  • No planned cuts to libraries. HCC is investing in libraries and expanding what they offer.
  • No plans to charge bus pass holders for bus journeys.
  • No plans to close Household Waste Recycling Centres.
  • HCC does not hold free reserves of over £0.5 billion. Most reserves are held on behalf of schools, other bodies or are waiting to be spent on upcoming projects.
  • One of the lowest county council tax rates in the country.
  • Great local schools.