Adur, West & East Worthing Party including East Arun

Author Archives: Keith Sunderland

There is a problem but this isn’t the solution

Dealing with the homeless is not easy but fining them for begging is not the answer. There is a concern that this will be used to harrass the homeless community so that they do not make shoppers feel bad. There are some problem people but there are alreday dispersal orders and the vagrancy act to […]

Latest daft idea. Fine people who have no money

The Latest idea from the Conservatives is to fine rough sleepers. £100 spot or £1000 in court if they can’t pay. You can just imagine the conversation: Police Officer: ” You have been found rough sleeping and are therefore liable to pay a fine of £100. If you fail to pay this then I have to […]

LibDems care apparently Tories don’t.

In the council meeting last night the difference between the LibDems and the Conservatives became clear. The LibDems pointed out that the people who were previously too poor to pay income tax were struggling to pay the £290 per year that they have now been charged again. The Conservatives seemed to think that they were […]

Tim Farron’s speech and vision

Speech by Tim Farron Follow the link to an inspiring speech:

Congratulations To Tim Farron

Two great candidates but Tim is well respected by the membership and a “fresh face” to the public. He will be a great person to lead us back.

Musings on immigration

Apparently there are a similar amount of Britons in Europe as the number of immigrants in this country. There also 10,000 Britons on the dole in Germany If we make it so difficult in this country for immigrants to stay they will leave. The European countries will respond in kind and we will get our […]

Hazel Thorpe supports Women in Prison’s campaign and calls for a new approach to criminal justice for women

Hazel Thorpe supports Women in Prison’s campaign and calls for a new approach to criminal justice for women. Hazel Thorpe, the Liberal Democrat Parliamentary Candidate for Worthing West, has today pledged a commitment to support Women in Prison’s Manifesto which calls for a new approach to criminal justice, where the abuse, marginalisation and poverty at […]

Worthing MP hopefuls urged to take local action on problem debt

Debt charity receives nearly 600 calls from people in Worthing West since 2013 Candidates standing to become the MP for Worthing West in May’s General Election are facing calls to make promoting free debt advice a priority, after a debt charity revealed it has received nearly 600 calls for help from people with debt problems […]

Candidates 2015

Broadwater John Apsey Castle Trudi Starling Central Chris Allen Gaisford Dimitri Seirlis Goring David Elford Heene Michael Cranefield Marine Michael Finch Offington Pat Izod Salvington Jackie Cranefield Selden Yvonne Leonard Tarring and Worthing West for Parliament Hazel Thorpe Adur and East Worthing for Westminster Bob Smytherman

Council swamped with queries extra £260 py for vulnerable

Over 300 people phoned the Council on Friday worried about the £260 per year charge to all those people who were deemed too poor to pay Council Tax. This affects very badly disabled people, people with mental problems and basically any vulnerable people. The council tax has been frozen for everyone except for the most […]