Adur, West & East Worthing Party including East Arun

Monthly Archives: December 2013

Worthing Liberal Democrats Weekly Newsletter – 15th to 21st December 2013

Leader: Council Tax Freeze News this past week: 1. ‘Use It Or Lose It’ 2. More Plants Than On The Seafront 3. Bob Smytherman For Mental Health Champion? 4. New Fishing Quotas To Rebuild Fish Stocks in 2014 5. Beach Chalet Tenants Lose Out WORTHING LIBERAL DEMOCRATS NEWSLETTER 15TH TO 21ST DECEMBER 2013 Lib Dems […]

Hughes replaces McNally as Justice Minister

Liberal Democrat Deputy Leader Simon Hughes has replaced Lord (Tom) McNally as the Liberal Democrat Minister of State for Justice. Lord McNally has been appointed as the new Chair of the Youth Justice Board, a post which he will take up in mid-March 2014. Simon Hughes will take over as Justice Minister with immediate effect. […]

30m people in work – Alexander

Commenting on today’s employment figures, which show that a record 30m people in the UK are in work and a further drop in unemployment, Liberal Democrat Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander said: “30m people in work is another landmark on the long road to recovery.  It’s only been possible because we’re sticking to […]

Worthing Liberal Democrats Weekly Newsletter – 8th to 14th December 2013

Leader: Cheaper parking News this past week: 1. ECON Backs Bowles On Tax Transparency For All Large EU Firms 2. Final Agreement Reached On Rebuilding Europe’s Fish Stocks 3. Jemima Bland Welcomes Investment In Worthing By Top Global Company 4. East and West Worthing And Adur Liberal Democrats Unite 5. Executive Online Card Fees Banned […]

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

Leader: Mathematics of madness News this past week: 1. Worthing Car Park Charges Slashed On April Fools Day 2. Goldman Sachs May Reconsider London As A Hub If UK Quits EU 3. Montague Street Funding Still A Mystery 4. Why No Beach Chalet Planning Meeting Report? WORTHING LIBERAL DEMOCRATS NEWSLETTER 1ST TO 7TH DECEMBER 2013 […]

Free school meals for all infants – Clegg

Liberal Democrat Leader and Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has confirmed that the Coalition Government is making free school meals available for all infant school children and disadvantaged college students from September 2014. The policy, announced at the Liberal Democrat Autumn Conference in September, is confirmed in the Government’s Autumn Statement. As part of the […]

Alexander unveils National Infrastructure Plan

Liberal Democrat Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander has published the Coalition Government’s National Infrastructure Plan – a plan for more than £375bn of public and private sector investment in energy, transport, flood defence, waste, water and communications infrastructure up to 2030 and beyond. It comes on the day that six major insurers announced […]

Small businesses receive boost from British Business Bank – Vince Cable

Liberal Democrat Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills Vince Cable has announced today that the British Business Bank will be given £250m for new programmes to help  small businesses grow. The intent to set up a British Business Bank was announced by Vince Cable at the Liberal Democrat Autumn Conference in September 2012 […]

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

Leader: Now it’s Mrs Muddle News this past week: 1. Siemens To Stop Investment If Britain Leaves EU 2. Sharon Bowles MEP Backs Moves To Close Corporation Tax Loophole 3. EU Ban On Seal Products Upheld 4. Planning Committee Rejects Beach Chalet Conversion Or Does It? 5. Bland Welcomes New Flood Relief Insurance For Adur […]