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

Bearder welcomes plans unveiled to protect homeowners on Spanish coast

Catherine Bearder Member of the European Parliament for the South East of England has welcomed steps to shore up the rights of home-owners on the Spanish coast. The Spanish Government plans to protect European Union (EU) citizens who invested in property, but faced ruin after it emerged homes had been built illegally. Catherine said: “Thousands […]

Nick Clegg statement on Lords reform

Speaking at a press conference today Liberal Democrat Leader and Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg said: Check against delivery I support an elected House of Lords because I believe that those who make the laws of the land should be elected by those who have to obey the laws of the land. That is democracy […]

Sharon Bowles welcomes pledge to preserve Euro

Sharon Bowles, Member of the European Parliament for South-East England and Chair of the European Parliament’s Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee welcomed the reconfirmation that the European Central Bank (ECB) would do ‘whatever it takes’ to preserve the Euro as a stable currency. Sharon said: “I do not think these remarks were made last week […]

Worthing Liberal Democrats Weekly Newsletter – 29th July to 4th August 2012

Articles for the past week: Leader:  For the record  News this past week:  1. Decoy Farm – Paul Yallop Says “No” 2. Keith Sunderland Motion To Record Meetings 3. Travellers Sites To Be Outsourced WORTHING LIBERAL DEMOCRATS WEEKLY NEWSLETTER 29TH JULY TO 4TH AUGUST 2012     Lib Dems will keep Worthing’s services local     Lib Dems will get […]

Worthing Liberal Democrats Weekly Newsletter – 22nd to 28th July 2012

Apologies for late issue but the Editor was away at the weekend   Articles for the past week: Leader:  It’s not cricket  News this past week: 1. Decoy Unemployed 2. Chess Opening Move 3. Benefit Changes 5. Open Space, Sport and Recreation Strategy 6. New Theatres Business Plan Revealed WORTHING LIBERAL DEMOCRATS WEEKLY NEWSLETTER 22ND TO 28TH JULY 2012     Lib […]

Armed Forces Covenant Signed by West Sussex County Council

An Armed Forces Community Covenant for West Sussex has been signed aimed at giving serving personnel, veterans and their families more support and recognition at local level. The covenant was signed by Mike Coleman, Chairman of West Sussex County Council, and Council Leader, Louise Goldsmith, during an event at County Hall on Thursday (July 26). […]


County Council Leader Updates Communities on Flood Investigations

West Sussex County Council Leader, Louise Goldsmith, has told communities affected by the June floods that the investigation into what happened is being given the highest priority. In an update to parish and town councils, she said that all agencies involved are also looking at drainage management and ways of helping to make local communities […]

End delays to roll out of superfast broadband across South-East

A legal row between the European Commission and the team responsible for UK broadband which could damage local businesses, has been uncovered by Catherine Bearder Member of the European Parliament  for South-East England. Catherine has urged the commission to swiftly resolve issues surrounding funding for high-speed broadband amid growing concerns. West Sussex County Council has […]

Catherine bearder MEP signs recycling charter while local Councils dismiss charter

Councils and businesses across the South East are being urged to sign up to a charter  aimed at improving transparency in the recycling chain. The Resource Association wants local authorities and companies to publish an annual register of what happens to its recyclables. Catherine Bearder, Member of the European Parliament for for South-East England, has […]

Libor scandal: Punishment for banks should be to split up

The breathtaking  breadth of the scandal about the manipulation of interest rate benchmarks, such as the London Inter-Bank Offered Rate (LIBOR) and the Euro Interbank Offered Rate  (EURIBOR), has pushed the European Commission (EC) to begin the process of amending its proposals of 20 October 2011 which revises European Union (EU) legislation on market abuse, […]