Adur, West & East Worthing Party including East Arun

Monthly Archives: September 2012

Worthing Liberal Democrats Weekly Newsletter – 23rd to 29th September 2012

Articles for the past week: Leader:  Con-Vince-ing ideas News this past week:  1. No To New Runways At London’s Airports 2. Vince Cable Announces £1 Billion Bank To Aid Industry 3. Twenty Is Plenty 4. No Income Tax Until £12,500 Per Annum 5. Major House Buliding Programme 6. Prepare For Government 7. Worthing Cabinet Smiles On Green Space Community Take-Over 8. Worthing Cabinet Questions Value […]

Nick Clegg’s speech to Liberal Democrat Autumn Conference

Speaking at the Liberal Democrat Autumn Conference in Brighton today, Liberal Democrat Leader and Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg, will say: Check against delivery This summer, as we cheered our athletes to gold after gold after gold, Britain remembered how it feels to win again. But more importantly, we remembered what it takes to win […]

Liberal Democrats call for major house building programme – Brooke

Liberal Democrats have passed the motion Decent Homes for All at the party’s Autumn Conference in Brighton. The motion calls for a major house building programme of at least 300,000 homes a year, radical steps to free up public land and measures to improve energy efficiency. It also cracks down on rogue landlords by calling […]

Consulting on planning regulations – Foster

Liberal Democrats today passed Relaxation of planning laws. Commenting, Liberal Democrat Communities Minister, Don Foster said: “Liberal Democrats have long campaigned to make planning more responsive to local demands and concerns. That is why we have reversed Labour’s unworkable top-down, centralised planning system and appalling lack of house building to tackle the chronic housing shortage. […]

Jo Swinson’s speech to Liberal Democrat Conference

Speaking at the Liberal Democrat Autumn Conference in Brighton today, Liberal Democrat Business Minister, Jo Swinson, said: Check against delivery Conference, time is precious. I can say that, as I’m now officially the Minister for Time. Yes, my weirdly wonderful set of responsibilities bequeathed from Ed Davey and then Norman Lamb includes our time zone. […]

Addressing mental health must be a priority – Pugh

Liberal Democrats have passed the motion Addressing Underprovision in Mental Health commending the work of former Liberal Democrat Health Minister Paul Burstow in raising the profile of mental health and calling on the Coalition Government to make mental health provision a priority. Commenting, Co-chair of the Liberal Democrat Parliamentary Party Committee on Health, John Pugh […]

Liberal Democrat motion on Justice and Security Bill

Liberal Democrats today passed the motion ‘No Government above the Law – The Justice and Security Bill’. Commenting, Liberal Democrat Advocate General for Scotland, Lord (Jim) Wallace said: “Liberal Democrats have made their unease about the Justice and Security Bill clear in the past and have confirmed this today. They have welcomed the significant changes […]

Liberal Democrats call for greater efforts to hold banks to account

Liberal Democrats have backed a policy motion calling for a sea change in the UK’s banking industry, following recent high-profile scandals to help restore public trust in the sector and to boost growth. Commenting, Liberal Democrat Treasury spokesperson, Stephen Williams said: “The Libor manipulation scandal was just another example of what has gone wrong in […]

Liberal Democrats call for regional pay to be ruled out

Liberal Democrats have backed a policy motion calling on the Coalition Government to rule out any expansion of regional or local public sector pay. Commenting, Liberal Democrat Treasury spokesperson, Stephen Williams said: “Liberal Democrats value the dedication and hard work of public sector workers across the country. “I am pleased that Nick Clegg, Vince Cable […]

Black History Month celebrated in West Sussex libraries

Self-service terminals are being installed at Chichester Library

Libraries in West Sussex are helping to mark this year’s Black History Month by showcasing a number of top acts. The worldwide event, held throughout October, originated in 1920s America to remember important black and ethnic people before moving to the UK 25 years ago. Several branches in the county are celebrating the yearly festival […]