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 deliver 1.8m apprenticeships – Birtwistle

Liberal Democrats have helped create over 1.8m apprenticeships since coming into Government in 2010. Figures released today show 314,000 people started an apprenticeship in 2013/14. It means that 1.8m apprenticeships have been created since the coalition took power. This takes the Government close to achieving their target of creating 2m apprenticeships in this Parliament. Commenting, […]

More powers for Scotland inevitable – Clegg

Liberal Democrat Leader and Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has welcomed a joint-statement by the Liberal Democrat, Conservative and Labour leaders in Scotland committing to more powers for Scotland in the event of a No vote in the referendum. Commenting, Nick Clegg said: “Today our unshakeable commitment to home rule for Scotland within a strong […]

Lib Dems to protect education budget from cradle to college

The Liberal Democrats will protect the full education budget in the next parliament, the Deputy Prime Minister announced today. Nick Clegg said the party would ringfence education spending for 2 to 19-year-olds. This means the Liberal Democrats would protect an extra £10billion of education spending based on this financial year, rising with inflation. Currently funding […]

Vote with facts

It’s only three days until the European elections – but only 26% say they are certain to vote in the UK. How many friends, family or colleagues do you know who won’t be voting? We know that many people feel they don’t know enough about European issues to make an informed choice; four out of […]

Nick Clegg launches European election campaign and manifesto

Liberal Democrat Leader and Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has today launched the Liberal Democrats’ 2014 European election campaign. The launch took place in Colchester at a rally with activists and supporters, followed by a public town hall-style Q&A session hosted by Heart FM. The Liberal Democrats have also released their 2014 European election manifesto, […]

Liberal Democrats have fought to protect onshore wind – Davey

Commenting on the Conservatives’ 2015 manifesto commitment to end onshore wind subsidies, Liberal Democrat Energy and Climate Change Secretary Ed Davey said: “This Government is green because the Liberal Democrats have fought every step of the way to protect our environment and lead the fight against climate change.   “That’s why we are creating thousands […]

‘The fight is on’ – Nick Clegg launches European election campaign

Today [Thursday], Liberal Democrat Leader and Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg will launch the Liberal Democrats’ 2014 European election campaign. The launch will take place in Colchester at a rally with activists and supporters and will be followed by a public town hall-style Q&A session hosted by Heart FM. Speaking at the launch event, Nick […]

LIB DEMS CALL FOR CABINET MEMBER TO RESIGN OVER NCP FIASCO

In the blame game over who is responsible and accountable over the payout to NCP one salient fact has been overlooked. Whatever officers have done or not done it is the Cabinet Member for Environment that is ultimately responsible for the parking portfolio. In July 2009 Worthing Borough Council (WBC) and NCP agreed to trial […]

More people in work than ever before – Danny Alexander

Figures published today by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show that more people are in work than ever before with levels of employment up to 30.4m. Unemployment has fallen by 77,000 in the three months to February 2014 to a rate of 6.9 percent – the lowest level in five years. Wages are also […]

Liberal Democrats are cleaning up Labour’s mess – Danny Alexander

Commenting on claims by Ed Balls that families are worse off under this government, Liberal Democrat Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander said: “On this weekend of all weekends, Ed Balls needs to acknowledge the work Liberal Democrats are doing in government to clean up Labour’s mess. “From Sunday working people will each be […]