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

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 […]

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EU-US trade deal: An opportunity we must not miss

Catherine Bearder Member of the European Parliament for the South-East of England, a member of the European Parliament’s trade committee, offers her thoughts on the trail towards a EU-US Free Trade Agreement… European Union is a good place to do business. Governments in all member states know it, and the President of the USA knows it. […]

Ferring Rifers begins new chapter as Glebelands Community Centre

Ferring Rifers Youth and Community Centre has begun a new chapter as Glebelands Community Centre, following an official handover at the weekend.   The centre, in Greystoke Road, Ferring, has been handed over to the community by West Sussex County Council as part of the Active Communities Agenda.   Glebelands Community Centre is a new […]

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Update from Catherine Bearder MEP for the South East

We are gripped by by-election fever at the moment. Anybody who has been involved in the Eastleigh campaign will tell you what a positive atmosphere is being generated by the hardworking team and I have already been knocking on doors at weekends to make sure Mike Thornton gets to Westminster. It’s looking good, but there […]

Worthing Liberal Democrats Weekly Newsletter – 17th to 23rd February 2013

Articles for the past week: Leader:  “I didn’t intend to speak in this debate but …”  Act Two     News this past week:  1. Council Holds Its Breath 2. Conservatives Reject Lib Dems’ Proposal For Extra Funding For Roads And Pavements 3. Call For New Homes For Worthing – Lib Dem Leader Alan Rice 4. Hanson  – Thanks But No […]

Call for New homes for Worthing from Lib Dem leader Alan Rice

Worthing Liberal Democrats have proposed Worthing Borough Council set aside money to support funding for 40 to 50 new homes in Worthing. The proposal was made on Tuesday night by Lib Dem Group Leader Alan Rice in response to Leader of the Council’ Paul Yallop’s budget speech and recommendation. No new money needs to be found in the revenue budget for 2013-14 and […]

Tories reject Lib Dem budget proposal for extra spending on roads and pavements.

Conservatives reject Lib Dems’ proposal for extra funding for roads and pavements. Last week Conservative controlled West Sussex County Council rejected a Liberal Democrat budget amendment that would have provided an extra £5 million for potholes and vital road repairs and a further £2 million for pavement repairs. The proposal was part of a package […]