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Monthly Archives: September 2013

Worthing Liberal Democrats Weekly Newsletter – 15th to 28th September 2013

Apologies for no issue last week – the editor was suffering from “man flu” Leader: It’s all gone quiet News this past two weeks: 1. Jemima For Westminster Fund Raising Dinner 2. “Keep The Gap Petition” Launched In Lancing 3. Bland Demands Loughton Apologises To Former Minister 4. Keep The Gap On The Map Public […]

Labour risk the lights going out – Davey

Commenting on Ed Miliband’s proposal for a 20-month freeze in energy bills, Liberal Democrat Energy and Climate Change Secretary Ed Davey said: “Everyone wants to help with the cost of rising bills, which is why Liberal Democrats have cut income tax by £700 for working people. But Labour’s plan is a promise that won’t work. […]

Labour shameless and hypocritical on VAT – Williams

After three years attacking the Coalition for raising VAT, Labour’s Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury Rachel Reeves last night admitted they would not reverse it. Commenting, Liberal Democrat Treasury Spokesperson, Stephen Williams said: “Labour have spent the last three years aggressively attacking the Coalition for raising VAT. Now they admit they won’t reduce it. […]

Royal ceremony for official Adur Ferry Bridge opening

The ‘Grand Opening’ of the Adur Ferry Bridge in Shoreham-By-Sea is set for Wednesday, November 13. HRH The Duke of Gloucester will come to the town to unveil the landmark bridge at an official ceremony. Full details of the event will be announced by West Sussex County Council nearer the time. County Council’s Cabinet Member […]

Extra Government support for self-build surge – Foster

More people looking to start a building project, including affordable homes for their local community, will receive support, Liberal Democrat Communities Minister Don Foster has said. Self-build is an important element of the Coalition Government’s housing strategy, and supports action to help building firms and get empty and redundant buildings back into use. The scheme […]

Nick Clegg’s rally speech

Speaking at the Liberal Democrat Autumn Conference rally in Glasgow, Liberal Democrat Leader and Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg will say:     Check against delivery     Welcome to Glasgow. This year’s conference sees us gather in a city that has always been important to the Liberal Democrats, a city once  represented by Roy […]

End overpriced school uniforms – Laws

Liberal Democrat Schools Minister David Laws is to revamp guidance on school uniforms to help schools cut costs for parents. With family budgets squeezed, Laws believes schools should place more emphasis on value for money for parents when choosing new uniforms.  He will urge schools to end the practice of using a single uniform supplier, […]

US should pay attention to Trident debate – Alexander

Speaking at the Brookings Institution in Washington DC today, Liberal Democrat Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Danny Alexander, will make the case for the US to pay close attention to the debate on the UK’s nuclear deterrent.   In July, Danny Alexander announced the findings of the Coalition Government’s Trident Alternatives Review, which looked at […]

Worthing Liberal Democrats Weekly Newsletter – 1st to 7th September 2013

Leader: Show us the money News this past week: 1. Twenty’s Plenty Must Be Funded 2. Broadwater Bridge Repairs Now Next Year WORTHING LIBERAL DEMOCRATS NEWSLETTER 1ST TO 7TH SEPTEMBER 2013 Lib Dems will keep County services local where ever possible Lib Dems will devolve more money to be spent locally and allow residents to […]