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Prad Bains

Prad Bains is a Liberal Democrats candidate in Hamble Valley constituency in the UK Parliamentary general election.

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Prad Bains's policies

Statement to voters

The Liberal Democrats have announced that Councillor Prad Bains will be their candidate for the Hamble Valley Constituency at the General Election.

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Hampshire born and raised, Bains has a track record of serving the community. Currently serving as a County Councillor on Hampshire County Council, he was previously elected as Havant’s youngest-ever Mayor in 2020, during his term as a Borough councillor, where he also helped to raise thousands for a children’s cancer charity.

Bains says: “I am very excited to begin making my case to be the first MP for the Hamble Valley constituency. We need change nationally and locally, with a new government and new leadership that puts our community first. We have been let down for too long by Conservative complacency in our area. We cannot allow them to continue to take us for granted.”

In addition to his political interests, Prad Bains is an avid sportsman, having played Southern League cricket for Portsmouth CC and served as a goalkeeper for Denmead FC. In 2019, his goalkeeping skills proved crucial as he saved three penalty kicks in a crunch cup-tie against Portchester, leading to Denmead’s victory in the Portsmouth Senior Cup.

During the pandemic, Prad established a Covid response group to assist the most vulnerable in society with shopping, medical collections, and call buddies. The group went on to help over 120 local families get the support they needed.

Prad also worked as a Firefighter during the pandemic, helping to protect the local community and residents, during unprecedented times.

In a press release, Prad Bains outlined his priorities, stating: “From day one, I will be speaking to residents on the doorsteps about the things that matter to them the most and the changes they need to see in our community.”

His key campaign issues include advocating for proper funding for NHS mental health services, providing more support for those affected by the Cost of Living crisis, and opposing sewage dumping in rivers and seas.

Additionally, he expressed his commitment to working with residents to oppose plans to build a quarry on Hamble Airfield.

The Hamble Valley constituency has been formed from areas of the former Eastleigh Constituency, former Fareham Constituency, and the Whiteley and Shedfield ward, which is a part of Winchester City Council.

This statement was last updated on June 9, 2024.

This statement was added by Prad Bains, their team, or by a Democracy Club volunteer, based on information published by the candidate elsewhere.

Party manifesto

Prad Bains is the Liberal Democrats candidate. Find out more about their policies in the Liberal Democrats manifesto.

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Prad Bains online


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Election events

You can meet candidates and question them at events (often known as 'hustings'). Here are some events where Prad Bains may be appearing:

Friday 21 June 2024 21:00 : Hamble Valley video hustings
See video or other info from this event.

Thursday 20 June 2024 19:30 : General Election Hustings , King’s Community Church

Prad Bains's elections

Date Election Party Results Position
2024 Hamble Valley: UK Parliamentary general election Liberal Democrats (Results due after 04 July 2024) Position not available
2024 Hampshire Constabulary: Police and Crime Commissioner for Hampshire and Isle of Wight Liberal Democrats 92,843 votes (not elected) 3rd / 4 candidates
2021 Cowplain & Hart Plain: Hampshire local election Conservative and Unionist Party 2,484 votes (elected) 1st / 4 candidates
2018 Hart Plain: Havant local election Conservative and Unionist Party 1,322 votes (elected) 1st / 4 candidates
Please note our local elections database only goes back to 2016.

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