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Cameron in Eastleigh
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- David Cameron visiting Eastleigh
- Comes day after visit of chancellor George Osborne
- Both visiting to lend support to Tory candidate Maria Hutchings
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- Lib Dem Mike Thornton is Eastleigh's new MP
David Cameron is now taking media questions before leaving B&Q's Chandler's Ford head office.
Asked if he was a member of the B&Q loyalty club Mr Cameron confessed he was not.
He said: "I am famously bad at DIY. I constructed Ikea furniture - it completely did my head in. My wife however is not only artistic but very good at knocking up a set of shelves."
Normal day. The Prime Minister just popped into B&Q. http://t.co/qsJegbv3— @Amy_Wass 14 February 2013
Cameron confesses at B+Q meeting he's bad at DIY. No wonder he has such troubles keeping his Cabinet together— @MichaelLCrick 14 February 2013
Martin Phillips, the B&Q chief executive, David Cameron and Maria Hutchings
"Lets be a welcoming country but let's not be a soft touch," Cameron, "We don't allow people to come here and take advantage of us as often happens today."
"Good morning prime minister - I have always wanted to say that," says an employee.
He fully endorsed Tory candidate Maria Hutchings, below, and said: "I know sitting in the House of Commons Maria is the right person, she knows this area, she will stand up and tell it like it is."
Asked what he is doing about people who are reducing their hours at work due to cuts in benefit, Cameron tells them introducing the universal credit always make it worth while working more hours.
We became to reliant on the banks and the state we need to be more balanced , says Cameron
The PM tells the staff he is ready for any questions after already having decoded the instructions for a Lego city for his seven-year-old's birthday today
Cameron tells staff he is committed to the green deal, in response to a question about investment in renewable technologies.
Taking his trademark jacket off, Mr Cameron begins addressing staff. He tells them the country is in a global race but his party has got a plan.
David Cameron meets staff at B&Q
ONE worker Nick Moore, 46, said: "When I woke up this morning I didn't think I would be seeing the Prime Minister at work. is very exciting."
AROUND 1000 B&Q staff are now gathered in the auditorium at the company's headquarters at Chandler's Ford where the Prime Minister David Cameron has just arrived.