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Category Archives: Elections

Liberal Democrats announce South-East of England candidates for the 2014 European Parliamentary Elections

The South-East England Liberal Democrats have  announced the ten candidates which will appear on the ballot paper in the 2014 European Election for the South-East of England Region. The elections are conducted on Closed Party Lists and will take place on 5 June 2014 to elect the 73 Members of the European Parliament from the […]

Liberal Democrats announce Councillor David Rogers as candidate for Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner elections

DAVID ROGERS – Liberal Democrat David Rogers has been a councillor in Sussex for more than 35 years, and has also served as chair of Sussex Police Authority. He has pledged to listen to Sussex’s diverse communities and act on their priorities. He has also vowed to seek new ways to combat crime at its […]

Sharon Bowles MEP calls on UK Government to support deal on European Patent Court

Sharon Bowles Member of the European Parliament and accredited European Patent Attorney, has today called on the UK Government to support a proposed deal on the location of the new European Patent Court. A European patent that covers the whole of the single market, rather than the current system which requires patents to be registered […]

Central banks’ posting of collateral, Round 2

Sharon Bowles MEP for South-East England, who chairs the European Parliament’s Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee, welcomes the announcement by the Bank of England that they will no longer ask for a special exemption when it comes to certain derivative transactions that it enters into on behalf of the UK. Central banks’ often enter into […]

EU urgently needs sustainable free trade with US and Japan

Catherine Bearder Member of the European Parliament for South-East England has told the online magazine Public Service Europe that the EU needs free trade agreements with the major developed economics to kick-start economic growth again. As European leaders trudge once more towards another ‘make or break’ European summit, the debate is still raging across Europe […]

CLG Committee calls on people to tell them why they stand – or not – at local elections

Having taken written evidence for its inquiry looking at Councillors and the Community, the Communities and Local Government Committee at the House of Commons has issued a renewed call for evidence inviting individuals to share their views. MPs on the Committee want to find out why people decide or decide not to stand at local […]

Bushmeat unsustainable for developing countries

Lib Dem MEP for South East England Catherine Bearder has urged governments in the Congo Basin to provide more sustainable sources of food for their populations. The staple food of the 24 million people living in the Congo Basin is carbohydrate crops, roots, and tubers – it is a diet very low in protein. The […]

Worthing Liberal Democrats Weekly Newsletter – 22nd to 28th April 2012

Articles for the past week: Leader:  All to play for News this past week:  1. All Worthing’s A Stage 2. Help for SKIP and Phoenix 3. Latest Unemployment Figures Disappoint WORTHING LIBERAL DEMOCRATS WEEKLY NEWSLETTER 22ND TO 28TH APRIL 2012 Lib Dems will keep Worthing’s services local Lib Dems will get on with bringing our town into the 21st century – no […]

Labour will waste your money locally just like they did nationally – Hughes

Liberal Democrat Deputy Leader, Simon Hughes has today launched a blistering attack on Labour’s waste of taxpayers’ money. Liberal Democrat research published today shows that Labour are wasting millions of pounds on vanity projects, executive car services and corporate communications while slashing library services, closing dementia centres and ending support for the most vulnerable. Simon […]

I will make London a more equal city – Paddick

London Liberal Democrat mayoral candidate Brian Paddick has declared that as Mayor he will make London a more equal city. Brian Paddick said: “Inequality has been a way of life for too long in London. Some of the most deprived places in the United Kingdom are just a stone’s throw from the biggest financial centre […]