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Category Archives: Press Releases

MEPs will demand treaty change for single EU seat

A court decision to block plans to merge two Strasbourg European Parliament sessions into one week has been branded wasteful. Catherine Bearder Member of the European Parliament for the South-East of England said there was now a compelling case to change the treaty and remove the need for an EU base in Brussels and Strasbourg. […]

West Sussex Lib Dems call on County Council to back ‘Jessica’s campaign’

At this week’s County Council meeting (Friday) , Liberal Democrat Group Leader Morwen Millson hopes to persuade the Conservative-run County Council to add its voice to ‘Jessica’s campaign’ to raise awareness of the problem of scam  – or fraudulent  – mail. Jessica was a 78-year-old widow who responded to a scam letter, which said she […]

Net tightening on illegal waste exports

Tough action is welcome on gangs dumping dangerous electronic waste in developing world, Catherine Bearder who is Member of the European Parliament for the South-East of England has said. Catherine welcomed news the Environment Agency had uncovered a criminal network attempting to export broken electronics from the UK. Eight men and three companies were ordered […]

EU decision should ease airport delays

New rules governing allocation of runway slots and noise levels at EU airports should cut delays, Catherine Bearder said today. The European Parliament has agreed to a package of proposals aimed at alleviating pressure on airports and neighbouring communities. Catherine who is member of the European Parliament for the South-East of England said: “Airports needed […]

European Parliament votes for a unified patent scheme

Members of the European Parliament have voted to establish a Europe wide Patent system. The unified patent system would allow registration of patents with a single European Union (EU) authority rather than in each of its 27 member states and would also establish a unified European Patent Court. The European Patent Office would administer the […]

“Libor and Euribor settlements should be paid into the public purse” – Bowles

The Chair of the European Parliament’s Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee and member of the European Parliament for the South-East of England Sharon Bowles, has said that settlements agreed between banks and regulators over the Libor and Euribor scandals should be paid into the public purse to help reduce deficits. Speaking from Strasbourg, Sharon said: […]

Coalition on the right track on unemployment – Mulholland

Commenting on the latest unemployment figures released today [Wednesday], Co-Chair of the Liberal Democrat Parliamentary Party Committee on Work and Pensions, Greg Mulholland said: “The largest recorded fall in unemployment for over a decade is very welcome news. It shows that the Coalition Government is on the right track to get more people into work […]

Spread the warmth

Did you know that people living in the coldest homes are three times as likely to die from a cold-related illness compared to those in warmer homes? Even in relatively mild winters, there are around 8,000 extra deaths for every one degree drop in average temperature. Cold homes are particularly dangerous to older people’s health […]

£1m BIG Local funding for Sompting

Adur District Council is extremely pleased with the allocation of over £1m to Sompting as part of the Lottery BIG Local programme. BIG Local, a national charity set up by the BIG Lottery to support community development programmes, contacted the Adur and Worthing Local Strategic Partnership (LSP), of which Adur Council is a lead partner, […]

Worthing Liberal Democrats Weekly Newsletter – 2nd to 8th December 2012

Articles for the past week: Leader:  Communications breakdown     News this past week:  1.  Santa Visits Homefield Park 2.  Lib Dem Euro Candidates 3.  Churchill Ward Voters Left In Dark 4.  Catherine Bearder Visits Shoreham Port WORTHING LIBERAL DEMOCRATS WEEKLY NEWSLETTER 2ND TO 8TH DECEMBER 2012     Lib Dems will keep Worthing’s services local     Lib Dems will get on […]