Adur, West & East Worthing Party including East Arun

Monthly Archives: March 2013

Worthing Liberal Democrats Weekly Newsletter – 24th to 30th March 2013

Articles for the past week: Leader:  A brave decision  News this past week:  1. Rock Enrol Gets MEP Seal Of Approval 2. Make It A Fairtrade Easter With #Traffikfree Chocolate 3. Saturation Policy Removed 4. Car Parks To Go In House 5. Kitties Field Lights Up At Last 6. New Call For Disability Parking At Pavilion WORTHING LIBERAL DEMOCRATS WEEKLY NEWSLETTER […]

Getting rid of the failed UKBA – Huppert

Commenting on the Home Secretary’s announcement on the restructuring of the UK Border Agency, Co-Chair of the Liberal Democrat Parliamentary Party Committee on Home Affairs, Julian Huppert said: “For years the UK Border Agency has failed to get control of immigration and asylum. Labour put the whole border control operation at arm’s length: they ended […]

New rules to stop cover ups of poor care – Lamb

The Coalition Government has announced new rules to prevent cases of poor care being covered up. The announcement comes as part of the Coalition’s response to the public inquiry into the failings at Mid Staffordshire hospital. Robert Francis QC, who led the inquiry, recommended that there should be a legal duty of candour to ensure […]

Rock enrol gets MEP seal of approval

Time to listen to young people across Europe… that is the message from Catherine Bearder Member of the European Parliament for the South-East of England. Catherine hosted BtB (Bite the Ballot) and WIMPS (Where is My Public Servant) in Brussels as they launched an initiative aimed at boosting young voter registration ahead of the 2014 […]

Worthing Liberal Democrats Weekly Newsletter – 17th to 23rd March 2013

Articles for the past week: Leader:  Promise kept  News this past week:  1. Budget bonus 2. New Pool Opens Day Before County Election 2. Lib Dem Donates £200 To St Barnabas 3. More CIF Funding 4. More Traffic Regulation Orders WORTHING LIBERAL DEMOCRATS WEEKLY NEWSLETTER 17TH TO 23RD MARCH 2013     Lib Dems will keep County services local where […]

“Agreement on a bankers’ bonus cap will usher in a much needed culture change” – BOWLES

Final agreement on a cap for bankers’ bonuses will be reached tonight in Brussels with the completion of the last trialogue negotiation between the European Parliament and European Commission. New rules on bonuses, incorporated in the updated Capital Requirements Directive (CRD), include: A salary / bonus ratio of 1:1 which can be raised to 1:2 […]

“Agreement on a bankers’ bonus cap will usher in a much needed culture change” – BOWLES

Final agreement on a cap for bankers’ bonuses will be reached tonight in Brussels with the completion of the last trialogue negotiation between the European Parliament and European Commission. New rules on bonuses, incorporated in the updated Capital Requirements Directive (CRD), include: A salary / bonus ratio of 1:1 which can be raised to 1:2 […]

“The Cyprus bailout deal is a disaster for EU rules and Single Market principles” – BOWLES

Sharon Bowles Member of the European Parliament for the SOuth-East of England and Chair of the European Parliament’s Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee, has said she is appalled by the Cyprus bailout, which includes ‘bailing-in’ some guaranteed deposits – i.e. swapping them for shares. Sharon said: “This grabbing of ordinary depositors’ money is billed as […]

Bowles claims victory for transparency in European statistics

Sharon Bowles Member of the European Parliament or the South-East of England and Chair of the European Parliament’s Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee, today welcomed the successful adoption of her report on European statistics. The European Statistics Authority 2010 Regulation* will improve transparency in the transmission of data from EU countries to the European statistics […]

Bowles backs ban on animal-tested cosmetics

The European Parliament has championed an historic EU-wide ban on the import and sale of cosmetics tested on animals. The UK prohibited the testing of cosmetic products on animals back in 1997 but will now, along with the rest of Europe, be adopting the EU ban on the import and sale of animal-tested cosmetics. The […]