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


“I didn’t intend to speak in this debate but ….”   Sorry, I seem to have picked up Councillor Steve Waight’s notes by mistake. Personally I would expect Councillor Waight to speak as he is the Cabinet Member for Resources and was principally involved with the preparation of the budget.  In fact at West Sussex after […]

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

Articles for the past week: Leader:  “I didn’t intend to speak in this debate but …”       News this past week:  1. Brighton To Swallow Worthing? 2. West Sussex Says No New Cuts 3. Incredible Shrinking Flood Fund 4. Worthing High To Get A Sponsor 5. Worthing Borough Council IT Fails Again 6. Next Worthing Borough Council On Air WORTHING LIBERAL DEMOCRATS WEEKLY […]


Rebuilding UK fish stocks and protecting our fishermen

The battle to protect dwindling fish stocks is vital for the future of UK fishermen, for too long, too many boats have been chasing too few fish. Catherine Bearder Member of the European Parliament for the South-East of England insisted.

The old adage ‘there’s plenty more fish in the sea’, ironically, seems not to apply to Europe’s over fished waters.

However, the European Parliament has dropped anchor on the aggressive pillaging of the continent’s seas.

The European Parliament, in Strasbourg, has voted through ambitious reforms of the EU’s Common Fisheries Policy.

EU and US pledge to forge new trade pact

A trade deal between the United States of America (US)  and the European Union (EU) would create a unique opportunity to boost the British economy and create thousands of jobs, Catherine Bearder Member of the European Parliament for the South-East of England has said. President of the United States of America Barack Obama expressed support […]

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MEP’s make a noise over quiet cars

Catherine Bearder, Member of the European Parliament for the South-East of England, voted in favour of the move at the European Parliament after learning about the risks to road users as drivers switch to cars with quieter engines.
Car makers should be made to fit sound systems to quiet electric and hybrid vehicles amid concern from charities, road safety groups have also backed calls for warning devices to be built into cars in an effort to help blind and partially sighted people.

“Lawyer for Crédit Agricole confirms bank’s complete disregard for British fraud victims” – BOWLES

Sharon Bowles Member of the European Parliament for the South-East of England, who Chair’s of the European Parliament’s Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee, last week called on French bank, Crédit Agricole, to reimburse British victims of fraud. Victims of fraudster Warren Templeton, who was convicted in 2008 for cheating British ex-pats out of their life […]

Sharon Bowles on crucial overhaul of Common Fisheries Policy

In an historic vote  in the European Parliament, Liberal Democrat Members of the European Parliament (MEP) backed proposals for an ambitious reform of the European Union’s (EU) Common Fisheries Policy . The reforms will set legally binding limits based on scientific data, allowing fish stocks to recover to their natural level, and will end the […]

Maria Hutchings says Eastleigh’s schools aren’t good enough for her children, but Ofsted disagrees

Liberal Democrat Eastleigh Borough Council Leader, Keith House says the Conservative candidate for Eastleigh has proved how out of touch she is with local people in Eastleigh, by claiming state schools aren’t up to scratch in Eastleigh. Commenting, Keith House said: “Although it’s down to every parent to choose the right school for their child, […]

Sompting says ‘bring back our community spirit!’

That was the overriding message from residents at Saturday’s community gathering at Sir Robert Woodard Academy to discuss Big Local funding for Sompting, on the 9th February. 50 residents of all ages came along, despite the cold weather, to learn more about the £1m funding for Sompting over the next ten years.  The aim of […]

Best way to cut taxes for low-paid is by raising Income Tax threshold – Alexander

Commenting on Ed Miliband’s speech on the economy, Liberal Democrat Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Danny Alexander said: “The two Eds are rather late to the party, wanting to cut taxes for those on low and middle incomes. “After 13 years in Government, the only action Ed Balls took was to raise the amount of […]