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

Protecting the most vulnerable – Mulholland

Liberal Democrat Conference today [Saturday] passed Justice in Social Security Tribunals, which notes the important role Social Security Tribunals play in ensuring the welfare system works fairly. Commenting, Co-Chair of the Liberal Democrat Parliamentary Party Committee on Work and Pensions, Greg Mulholland said: “Liberal Democrats are committed to creating a fairer society. We want to […]

Lord Ashdown does not want Liberal Democrat’s time in government to be ‘a blip’

Former leader Lord Ashdown has given a rousing speech at the party’s conference, telling delegates he did not want being in government “to be a blip” for the Liberal Democrats but “a habit”.    

Every child should be taught by a qualified teacher – Rogerson

      Liberal Democrat Conference today [Saturday] passed Every Child Taught by an Excellent Teacher, which reaffirms the Liberal Democrat commitment to excellence in teaching. The motion calls for:  All teachers, including those in academies and free schools, to have appropriate qualifications  More freedom and autonomy for teachers backed up by strong accountability Clear […]

Independent inquiry chair announced – Gordon

The Liberal Democrats have today announced that Helena Morrissey has been appointed as the chair of the independent inquiry into culture, process and complaints within the Liberal Democrats. The review will also look at attitudes towards women in the party, as well as the employment relationship between staff, elected officials and volunteers; training; and how […]

20 Ways to Raise Money for Worthing West Liberal Democrats

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190,000 EU Citizens agree with Bowles: it’s time for banks to ‘Own Up, Pay Up!’

Sharon Bowles Member of the European Parliament for the South-East of England has today thanked the nearly 200,000 European citizens, who have signed a petition urging EU finance ministers to agree to greater transparency in global banking – known as country-by-country reporting. The petition’s signatures were collected in just 48 hours, and this latest petition […]

Worthing Liberal Democrats Weekly Newsletter – 24th February to 2nd March 2013

Articles for the past week: Leader:  Where we work we win     News this past week:  1. Tories Coy On New Pool Opening 2. Wasps And Rats Hurt Council Budget 3. Car Parking – It’s Not That Simple WORTHING LIBERAL DEMOCRATS WEEKLY NEWSLETTER                24TH FEBRUARY TO 2ND MARCH 2013     Lib Dems will keep County services local where ever possible     […]

“Time is right for greater transparency in global banking” – Sharon Bowles MEP

Sharon Bowles has sent a joint letter to the 27 Finance Ministers across the EU calling on them to force banks to reveal how much tax they pay, what their turnover is and what their profits are in each country in which they operate. This is part of the ongoing discussions on the Capital Requirements […]

Sharon signs open letter to Economic and Financial Affairs Ministers calling for financial transparency throughcountry-by-country reporting

Sharon Bowles Member of the European Parliament for the South-East of England and Chair of the European Parliaments Economic and Monteray Affairs Committee has joined with colleagues from other political groups to send an open letter to all Economic and Financial Affairs Ministers calling for country-by-country reporting for financial transparency. The letter reads: Dear Minister, […]

Teaming up to tackle wildlife crime

An international effort is urgently needed stop the illegal trade in wildlife which is bringing species closer to extinction. Catherine Bearder, Member of the European Parliament (MEP) for the South-East of England, has spent years battling to protect biodiversity and has backed an action plan aimed at curbing wildlife crime. Catherine said: “Last year an elephant […]