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Liberal Democrats call for greater efforts to hold banks to account

Liberal Democrats have backed a policy motion calling for a sea change in the UK’s banking industry, following recent high-profile scandals to help restore public trust in the sector and to boost growth. Commenting, Liberal Democrat Treasury spokesperson, Stephen Williams said: “The Libor manipulation scandal was just another example of what has gone wrong in […]

Liberal Democrats call for regional pay to be ruled out

Liberal Democrats have backed a policy motion calling on the Coalition Government to rule out any expansion of regional or local public sector pay. Commenting, Liberal Democrat Treasury spokesperson, Stephen Williams said: “Liberal Democrats value the dedication and hard work of public sector workers across the country. “I am pleased that Nick Clegg, Vince Cable […]

Self-service terminals are being installed at Chichester Library

Black History Month celebrated in West Sussex libraries

Libraries in West Sussex are helping to mark this year’s Black History Month by showcasing a number of top acts. The worldwide event, held throughout October, originated in 1920s America to remember important black and ethnic people before moving to the UK 25 years ago. Several branches in the county are celebrating the yearly festival […]

New help sessions target Worthing’s Eastern Europeans

Eastern Europeans in Worthing are being urged to sign-up to new ‘tea and chat’ help sessions next month. It is part of plans to understand the experiences of immigrants living and working in the UK. The meetings, held in the Guildbourne Centre’s IT Workshop, are being organised by the Library Service and adult learning enterprise […]

Sidney Walter Centre handed over to the community thanks to Irene Richards

The Sidney Walter Centre in Worthing has been handed over to the community from West Sussex County Council as part of the Active Communities initiative. The Centre has been formally handed over to the Trustees of the Sidney Walter Centre. A ceremony marking the handover took place last Thursday (September 20), with County Council Leader […]

Sharon Bowles’ speech to Liberal Democrat Autumn Conference

Speaking at Liberal Democrat Autumn Conference today, Liberal Democrat MEP for the South East of England, Sharon Bowles will say: Check against delivery Conference, it’s great to be here today and share with you some vital issues of my work. Some time in the past, if I had been asked about naked short selling and […]

Liberal Democrats will tackle inequality at its roots – German

Liberal Democrats have passed the motion Tackling Inequality at its Roots which addresses the complex causes of poverty and inequality. The motion also looks at how to develop capabilities and skills which allow people to realise their full potential and achieve their goals. Key proposals include: Additional funding for pre-school education and extra support for […]

Danny Alexander speech to Liberal Democrat Autumn Conference

Speaking at Liberal Democrat Autumn Conference today, Liberal Democrat Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Danny Alexander will say: Check against delivery I’d like to talk to you about our conference slogan: “Fairer taxes in tough times.” Thanks to the Liberal Democrats, taxes are getting fairer. Our tough budget negotiations mean that next year 24 million […]

Liberal Democrats call for a rehabilitation revolution – Crockart

Liberal Democrats have today called for more to be done to reduce repeat offending by improving further the rehabilitation of offenders and give them the skills and knowledge necessary to pursue a fruitful career instead of a life of crime. Commenting, the mover of the motion, Liberal Democrat MP for Edinburgh West, Mike Crockart, said: […]

Worthing High Academy Parents Action Group letter to Chair of Governors Tony Cohen

WHAAG (Worthing High Academy Action Group) today challenges Tony Cohen, Chair of Governors at Worthing High to be straightforward and transparent about recent events at the school. WHAAG has only ever sought to ask challenging and relevant questions about the school’s academy conversion application and its consultation with parents and the community, most of which remain […]