Adur, West & East Worthing Party including East Arun

  • Our campaign for a better Worthing

    • Support for low cost and rental homes
    • More childcare and flexibility in provision
    • More help with living costs for vulnerable people
    • The promotion of cheaper energy schemes such as Ichooser and renewables
    • Support remaining in Europe so that it can be improved

Stop elephant poachers running riot

Partial gestures and hollow threats will do nothing to suffocate the global ivory trade, Catherine Bearder Member of the European Parliament for the South-East of England has warned. Countries fuelling the ivory business have been told to reduce their involvement or face trade sanctions. The decision was made at the Cites conference in Bangkok and […]

Big boost to apprenticeships

Fresh figures have shown 66,850 people were on an apprenticeship in the South East last year. The number is an increase of 71 per cent compared to 2009/10 and comes to mark National Apprenticeship Week. Catherine Bearder, a Liberal Democrat Member of the European Parliament for the South East, has campaigned to raise awareness of […]

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EU and the British Press: Battling Euromyths

EU and the British Press debate calls for honesty in reporting on the European Union. A packed out Catherine Bearder-hosted event at Liberal Democrat Spring Conference, in Brighton, on Saturday heard views on the UK media’s relationship with the EU. The panel included Mary Honeyball, Labour MEP for London, Petros Fassoulas, chairman of the European […]

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EU ban on sale of animal tested cosmetics welcomed

Make-up tested on animals will be banned from shop shelves across the EU, it was confirmed. The UK outlawed testing cosmetic products, or their ingredients, on animals in 1997 and it has also been banned across the EU. but it did not stop import and sale of products which had used animal testing from elsewhere […]

Official opening of new Pond Lane Recreation Playground

This great £100k project was started nearly two years ago by a group of local parents who were concerned that the original play area was getting tired and didn’t have enough exciting equipment. From initially just trying to add some new equipment, the community group has grown and grown with support to build a much […]

Worthing Liberal Democrats Weekly Newsletter – 10th to 16th March 2013

Articles for the past week: Leader:  This land is our land – reprise  News this past week:  1. Councillor Norah Fisher Smells A Rat 2. Steve Waight Takes Our Advice 3. Protest at Old Boating Lake Disposal 4. Cyprus Bailout Is A Disaster                        WORTHING LIBERAL DEMOCRATS WEEKLY NEWSLETTER  10TH TO 16TH MARCH 2013     Lib Dems will keep County services […]

High Speed 2 the route to a stronger economy – Reid

Responding to the Judicial Review of High Speed 2, Co-Chair of the Liberal Democrat Transport Parliamentary Committee, Alan Reid said: “Liberal Democrats were the first political party to back a new High Speed Rail Network in the UK. This is a fantastic investment in our infrastructure and will help to build a stronger economy. “The […]

Forces familes, foster carers and families with severely disabled children protected from housing benefit changes – Mulholland

Following pressure from the Liberal Democrats, the Coalition Government has clarified that Armed Forces families and foster carers will be protected from changes to Housing Benefit. This follows yesterday’s announcement that families with severely disabled children will also be exempt. Commenting, Co-chair of the Liberal Democrat Parliamentary Party Committee on Work and Pensions, Greg Mulholland […]

Clarity on competition in the NHS – Jolly

Commenting on the publication of revised regulations under section 75 of the Health and Social Care Act, Co-Chair of the Liberal Democrat Parliamentary Party Committee on Health, Baroness (Judith) Jolly said: “With these revised regulations, Liberal Democrats have ensured that competition in the NHS is put back in its box. “Liberal Democrat peers in the […]

Worthing Liberal Democrats Weekly Newsletter – 3rd to 9th March 2013

Articles for the past week: Leader: Car Parking – the facts are News this past week: 1. Adur Takes Over Worthing 2. It’s A Rat ! 3. Hidden Britain Report Is Hidden 4. £300k Spend Identified At Last WORTHING LIBERAL DEMOCRATS WEEKLY NEWSLETTER 3RD TO 9TH MARCH 2013     Lib Dems will keep County services local […]