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

“Use it or lose it!” say Adur CLC

Nearly £15,000 is up for grabs to help good causes or community projects in the Adur area – but only until February 21, 2013. Adur County Local Committee still has that amount of money left to allocate from its Community Initiative Fund for the 2012/13 financial year. The Committee is urging any individual or group […]

Shoreham-By-Sea enhancement wins national award

A County Council scheme that helped transform East Street in Shoreham-By-Sea into a vibrant shopping destination has won a prestigious award. The project, carried out in 2011, turned the shopping area into an attractive traffic-free zone with greater space for community events.  It won ‘Place Shaper of the Year’ at the Keep Britain Tidy Awards […]

Schools get more Pupil Premium funding – Laws

  The Coalition Government has today announced how much Pupil Premium money each school in England will receive in 2013/14. The cash targets extra money to schools depending on the number of children from disadvantaged backgrounds they have. The Pupil Premium is a major Liberal Democrat priority that is being delivered by the Coalition Government. […]

Libdem response to motion on Worthing Academy moved by Tory Cllrs Turner & Cloake

December 18th 2012 I am at a loss to understand why this motion has been considered urgent to the smooth running of Worthing Borough Council.   Almost every motion put forward by this side of the chamber since I have been a Member has been deemed not urgent and referred to the Cabinet or a committee.  […]

LIBOR fine rightly hits UBS where it hurts – Williams

Commenting on the record fine of £160m imposed on UBS for LIBOR fixing Liberal Democrat Treasury Spokesperson, Stephen Williams said: “I very much welcome the FSA levying its biggest ever fine; a fitting tribute to appalling acts of misconduct and deception. Hitting banks where it hurts most, their profits, sends a clear signal that they […]

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Worthing Liberal Democrats Weekly Newsletter – 9th to 15th December 2012

Articles for the past week: Leader:  Lonely this Christmas  News this past week:  1.  West Sussex Lib Dems Call On County Council To Back ‘Jessica’s Campaign’ 2.  Green Deal Or No Green Deal? 3.  West Sussex To Build Council Houses? 4.  Balfour Beatty Deals With 35,000 HIghways Defects Every Year 5. ‘Jessica’s Campaign’ Motion Approved WORTHING LIBERAL DEMOCRATS WEEKLY […]

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EU passenger rights extended to boats and cruises

After rail and air, passengers travelling by boat in Europe will be entitled to reimbursements and other compensation as of tomorrow (18 Dec) in case of cancellation or delays of more than 90 minutes. The new EU rules include guarantees of reimbursement or rerouting in case of cancellation as well as adequate assistance such as […]

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EU-Singapore trade deal big boost for UK business

Catherine Bearder senior Liberal Democrat Member of the European Parliament for the South-East of England has welcomed an EU trade deal with Singapore as a potential gateway for the UK’s insurance and banking sector into the Asian market. Catherine, the Liberal Democrat European spokesperson on international trade, commented on the conclusion of the EU’s negotiations […]

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Tory West Sussex continue to fail the vulnerable

Council PR efforts to paint a glowing picture of care for the vulnerable within West Sussex have been slammed by anti-cut campaigners and health care practitioners as ‘misleading and false.’ The Don’t Cut Us Out Campaign, speaking out for the Vulnerable across West Sussex  say that the picture painted by WSCC and Margaret Whitehead, the […]

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Nick Clegg – Governing Britain from the centre ground: building a stronger economy in a fairer society

In a speech at the Commonwealth Club this morning [Monday], hosted by CentreForum, Liberal Democrat Leader and Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg will set out the Liberal Democrat vision for a strong economy and a fair society. Check against delivery: Tomorrow it will have been five years since I became leader of the Liberal Democrats. […]