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

Liberal Democrats cutting your taxes by £600 a year – Williams

Commenting on the rise in the Income Tax personal allowance announced in the Autumn Statement, Liberal Democrat Treasury Spokesperson, Stephen Williams said “Liberal Democrats are working for a stronger economy and a fairer society, so that everyone can get on in life. That’s why we are cutting taxes for working people. “Today’s announcement means that […]

United front on adult social care funding in West Sussex

West Sussex County Council’s three group leaders have come together to back a campaign calling for more funding for elderly care. Research by the Local Government Association (LGA)* has shown that the rising cost of providing care and support to a growing ageing population, combined with the increasing cost of delivering other statutory responsibilities like […]

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Liberal Democrats announce South-East of England candidates for the 2014 European Parliamentary Elections

The South-East England Liberal Democrats have  announced the ten candidates which will appear on the ballot paper in the 2014 European Election for the South-East of England Region. The elections are conducted on Closed Party Lists and will take place on 5 June 2014 to elect the 73 Members of the European Parliament from the […]

Sharon Bowles e-newsletter #13

Sharon backs Banker to the Poor This month I signed an open letter to the Prime Minister of Bangladesh calling for the fair and democratic appointment of a new Managing Director of Grameen Bank. Grameen Bank and its founder, Muhammad Yunus, who I met with last year to discuss the possibility of a London-based social […]

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Free trade talks with Japan could spark EU business boost

Free trade talks with Japan could spark multi-billion Euro boost for EU businesses, Catherine Bearder Member of the European Parliament for the South-East of England has said. Catherine, who is also the party’s European spokesperson on international trade, today welcomed the Council’s decision to authorise the launch of a free trade agreement with Japan. Catherine […]

Worthing Liberal Democrats Weekly Newsletter – 25th November to 1st December 2012

Articles for the past week: Leader:  Homes for all   News this past week: 1.  Worthing Lib Dems – Taking Action To Fill Empty Homes 2.  Communications Breakdown 3.  No Council Tax Freeze? 4.  Worthing Borough Council To Co-operate On Green Deal 5.  Where Next For Leisure? WORTHING LIBERAL DEMOCRATS WEEKLY NEWSLETTER 25TH NOVEMBER TO 1ST DECEMBER 2012     Lib […]

Making sure the ‘Sid’ is in safe hands

Another Big Society transfer thanks to local Lib Dem County Councillor Irene Richards as the Worthing-based Sidney Walter Centre is handed over to the community by West Sussex County Council. Come with us on a tour inside the ‘Sid’ to see just what it means to those who use it.

New film puts services for vulnerable people in the spotlight

A new film looks at two important schemes which help elderly and vulnerable people in West Sussex stay active and independent. The film shows how the British Red Cross ‘Home from Hospital’ scheme is helping people who live on their own during the first few weeks after they are discharged from hospital. It highlights the […]

Coalition is cutting taxes for the lowest paid – Williams

Commenting on Ed Miliband and Ed Balls’ press conference on tax this morning, Liberal Democrat Treasury Spokesperson, Stephen Williams said: “Labour only introduced the 50p rate as the last, desperate act of a discredited government. They hit low-income workers by scrapping the 10p tax rate. And Labour cut Capital Gains Tax for millionaires every year […]

Shoreham shuttle bus breaks ‘1,000 passengers a day’ barrier

Over 1,000 passengers now regularly use the Shoreham footbridge shuttle bus every day. The free service between Shoreham town centre and Shoreham Beach has steadily grown in popularity since being introduced by West Sussex County Council. With more than 1,000 people using it daily during the week, the buses carry around 1,200 passengers to and […]