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

Nick Clegg’s speech to Liberal Democrat Autumn Conference

Speaking at the Liberal Democrat Autumn Conference in Brighton today, Liberal Democrat Leader and Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg, will say: Check against delivery This summer, as we cheered our athletes to gold after gold after gold, Britain remembered how it feels to win again. But more importantly, we remembered what it takes to win […]

Liberal Democrats call for major house building programme – Brooke

Liberal Democrats have passed the motion Decent Homes for All at the party’s Autumn Conference in Brighton. The motion calls for a major house building programme of at least 300,000 homes a year, radical steps to free up public land and measures to improve energy efficiency. It also cracks down on rogue landlords by calling […]

Consulting on planning regulations – Foster

Liberal Democrats today passed Relaxation of planning laws. Commenting, Liberal Democrat Communities Minister, Don Foster said: “Liberal Democrats have long campaigned to make planning more responsive to local demands and concerns. That is why we have reversed Labour’s unworkable top-down, centralised planning system and appalling lack of house building to tackle the chronic housing shortage. […]

Jo Swinson’s speech to Liberal Democrat Conference

Speaking at the Liberal Democrat Autumn Conference in Brighton today, Liberal Democrat Business Minister, Jo Swinson, said: Check against delivery Conference, time is precious. I can say that, as I’m now officially the Minister for Time. Yes, my weirdly wonderful set of responsibilities bequeathed from Ed Davey and then Norman Lamb includes our time zone. […]

Addressing mental health must be a priority – Pugh

Liberal Democrats have passed the motion Addressing Underprovision in Mental Health commending the work of former Liberal Democrat Health Minister Paul Burstow in raising the profile of mental health and calling on the Coalition Government to make mental health provision a priority. Commenting, Co-chair of the Liberal Democrat Parliamentary Party Committee on Health, John Pugh […]

Liberal Democrat motion on Justice and Security Bill

Liberal Democrats today passed the motion ‘No Government above the Law – The Justice and Security Bill’. Commenting, Liberal Democrat Advocate General for Scotland, Lord (Jim) Wallace said: “Liberal Democrats have made their unease about the Justice and Security Bill clear in the past and have confirmed this today. They have welcomed the significant changes […]

Liberal Democrats call for greater efforts to hold banks to account

Liberal Democrats have backed a policy motion calling for a sea change in the UK’s banking industry, following recent high-profile scandals to help restore public trust in the sector and to boost growth. Commenting, Liberal Democrat Treasury spokesperson, Stephen Williams said: “The Libor manipulation scandal was just another example of what has gone wrong in […]

Liberal Democrats call for regional pay to be ruled out

Liberal Democrats have backed a policy motion calling on the Coalition Government to rule out any expansion of regional or local public sector pay. Commenting, Liberal Democrat Treasury spokesperson, Stephen Williams said: “Liberal Democrats value the dedication and hard work of public sector workers across the country. “I am pleased that Nick Clegg, Vince Cable […]

Self-service terminals are being installed at Chichester Library

Black History Month celebrated in West Sussex libraries

Libraries in West Sussex are helping to mark this year’s Black History Month by showcasing a number of top acts. The worldwide event, held throughout October, originated in 1920s America to remember important black and ethnic people before moving to the UK 25 years ago. Several branches in the county are celebrating the yearly festival […]

New help sessions target Worthing’s Eastern Europeans

Eastern Europeans in Worthing are being urged to sign-up to new ‘tea and chat’ help sessions next month. It is part of plans to understand the experiences of immigrants living and working in the UK. The meetings, held in the Guildbourne Centre’s IT Workshop, are being organised by the Library Service and adult learning enterprise […]