Adur, West & East Worthing Party including East Arun

Monthly Archives: July 2013

Worthing Liberal Democrats Weekly Newsletter – 21st to 27th July 2013

Leader: Home front News this past week: 1. “European Court Ruling On World Cup Matches Is A Victory For UK Football Fans” – Bowles 2. Green Spaces Survey 3. Jemima Bland Reception 4. Jackie’s Famous Strawberry Tea 5. Homefield Park Bid Fails WORTHING LIBERAL DEMOCRATS NEWSLETTER 21ST TO 27TH JULY 2013 Lib Dems will keep […]

EU roaming fees cut again

Lib Dem MEP Fiona Hall has welcomed the coming into force of new EU caps on mobile phone roaming fees today, which will reduce the cost of data roaming by over a third and further reduce the cost of making calls and sending messages when visiting another EU country.   Ms Hall commented:     […]

Worthing Liberal Democrats Weekly Newsletter – 14th to 20th July 2013

Leader: Buried in the undergrowth News this past week: 1. More For The Piggy Bank 2. Housing – “I Prefer Going Private” 3. Housing – Can We Use Centenary House Site? 4. Blisterly Unaware 5. Montague Street – Back To The CLC 6. Second Runway At Gatwick WORTHING LIBERAL DEMOCRATS NEWSLETTER 14TH TO 20TH JULY […]

Danny Alexander launches the Government’s Trident Alternatives Review – speech in full

Speaking at the launch of the Government’s Trident Alternatives Review, Liberal Democrat Chief Secretary to the Treasury and Minister in charge of the Trident Alternatives Review, Danny Alexander will say:   Check against delivery   For generations this institute has expertly informed defence and security policy, and successive Governments have had good reason to be grateful […]

Worthing Liberal Democrats Weekly Newsletter – 6th to 13th July 2013

Articles for past week: Leader: Charity begins at homes News this past week: 1. 400 Sign To Halt Police Station Closures 2. Shoreham Airport Saved 3. Oh No! Not Theatres Again 4. IT – It’s Getting Better WORTHING LIBERAL DEMOCRATS NEWSLETTER 6TH TO 13TH JULY 2013   Leader: Charity begins at homes The Joseph Rowntree […]

Raising income tax threshold key to lowest income inequality since 1986 – Williams

Commenting on the Office for National Statistics’ annual report on the effect of taxes and benefits on household income, Liberal Democrat Parliamentary Treasury Committee, Stephen Williams said: “In Government, Liberal Democrats have been working hard to build a stronger economy in a fairer society even while we have had to make difficult decisions to bring […]

Agreement will keep British citizens safe from cross-border crime – Alexander

The Home Secretary has announced that the UK will seek to retain 35 European cross-border policing and justice measures – including the European Arrest Warrant (EAW), a vital crime-fighting tool, and our continued membership of Europol.   The announcement follows more than a year of negotiations between Liberal Democrats and Conservatives inside Government over which […]

Unlike Mandelson we can’t all hop on a private jet – Baker

                    Responding to Peter Mandelson’s comments on high speed rail, Liberal Democrat Transport Minister, Norman Baker said: “Thankfully, since Blair and Brown are gone the country no longer has to do whatever Peter Mandelson says. And given the fiasco of the Millennium Dome, for which he […]

Manufacturing figures fantastic news – Birtwistle

Commenting on figures showing UK manufacturing growth at a two-year high, Co-Chair of the Liberal Democrat Parliamentary Party Committee on Business, Innovation and Skills, Gordon Birtwistle said: “The Liberal Democrats have helped to create more than a million jobs in the private sector – now we want to help create a million more. Manufacturing is […]