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Monthly Archives: May 2013

Car parks unsafe in Tory hands

Worthing Liberal Democrats are astonished the Borough Council’s Tory administration has yet another “misunderstanding” on the wording of a car parking legal document with one of its suppliers. It would appear in this case a dispute with NCP has the potential to cost Worthing’s taxpayers £600,000 plus. It is unacceptable. This is the second time […]

“It’s nice to be important, but…” Worthing Mayor Making

  Last Friday lunchtime, the Mayor Making was held in Worthing Town Hall to mark the inauguration of Cllr Bob Smytherman. Robert Smytherman, ‘Bob’ to his many friends, was clearly humbled by this honour. After thanking all of his family, friends and supporters, from both the Tory and Lib Dem sides of the packed council […]

Worthing Liberal Democrats Weekly Newsletter – 12th to 18th May 2013

Articles for the past week: Leader:  Lip service   News this past week: 1. S106 Funding Diverted To Montague Street 2. Apply For £6m WWI Funding Urges Jemima Bland 3. Bob becomes Mayor 4. New Lib Dem County Team WORTHING LIBERAL DEMOCRATS WEEKLY NEWSLETTER 12TH TO 18TH MAY 2013 Lib Dems will keep County services local where ever […]

Apply for £6m WWI funding, urges Jemima Bland

Jemima Bland, Liberal Democrat Parliamentary candidate, is urging communities in Worthing, Lancing and Shoreham to apply for the new £6m First World War: then and now fund, which the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) has just launched. HLF is making at least £1m available per year until 2019 to provide grants of between £3,000 and £10,000. […]

High Speed Rail 2 will build a stronger economy and a fairer society – Reid

Responding to the National Audit Office report on the benefits of HS2, Co-Chair of the Liberal Democrat Transport Parliamentary Party Committee, Alan Reid said: “HS2 is a huge leap forward for our rail network and will improve connectivity for generations to come. “Liberal Democrats support HS2 because it will build a stronger economy and a […]

Building a stronger economy – Mulholland

Commenting on today’s unemployment figures, Co-Chair of the Liberal Democrat Parliamentary Party Committee on Work and Pensions, Greg Mulholland said:   “While it is disappointing that overall unemployment is up, it is good news that youth unemployment has fallen as that will be encouraging for young people who are looking for work.     “To […]

Worthing Liberal Democrats Weekly Newsletter – 5th to 11th May 2013

Articles for the past week: Leader: In, out, shake it all about   News this past week: 1. More Help For Our Pensioners And Carers 2. Support The Referendum On The EU – And Let’s Have It Before 2015 3. Thanks To “Outrageous” Bob WORTHING LIBERAL DEMOCRATS WEEKLY NEWSLETTER 5TH TO 11TH MAY 2013 Lib Dems will keep County services […]

Pensioners and carers to benefit from important changes announced in the Queen’s Speech today

Thousands of pensioners as well as those who need care and their carers stand to benefit from today’s Queen’s Speech, with a flat-rate pension for all and a reform of social care announced. The Care Bill will mean that people do not have to sell their homes during their retirement in order to pay for […]

Worthing Liberal Democrats Weekly Newsletter – 28th April to 4th May 2013

Articles for the past week: Leader:  We woz wrong News this past week: 1. Jemima Bland Selected As Liberal Democrat Parliamentary Candidate For East Worthing & Shoreham With Full Endorsement From Her Party 2. Calling Notice: Rt Hon Paul Burstow MP To Visit Worthing 3. Worthing Lib Dems Lose Two County Seats WORTHING LIBERAL DEMOCRATS WEEKLY NEWSLETTER 28TH APRIL […]

Check your pay slip – Alexander

Today is pay day for millions of people across Britain, which means they will receive their first pay slip since the Income Tax personal allowance was raised from £8,105 to £9,440. When Liberal Democrats came into power in 2010 this was just £6,475.     Raising the tax-free allowance is the Liberal Democrats’ flagship policy […]