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Lib Dems slam state of Pot-hole repairs and Grass cutting in West Sussex

Liberal Democrats have criticised West Sussex County Council for the poor standard of pot hole repairs and grass cutting across West Sussex. Deputy group leader Dr James Walsh said at the 1 June Policy & Resources Select Committee; “We are told that the wet weather has caused the grass to grow quickly, and to make […]

WSCC slammed for cancelling Health and Social Care Select Committee meeting

West Sussex County Council has been slammed by the Don’t Cut Us Out Campaign for cancelling the Health & Adult Social Care Select Committee meeting this week (May 24) for ‘lack of anything important to discuss.’ Barry Pickthall, spokesman for the Campaign, which speaks out for the Vulnerable across the County, who are facing £31 million in cuts to […]

Worthing Liberal Democrats Weekly Newsletter – 13th to 19th May 2012

Articles for the past week: Leader:  Rock the chamber News this past week:  1. Worthing Lib Dems Call For Tory Action As Fuel Poverty Spending Slashed 2. Liberal Democrats Slam West Sussex Tories “Judge & Jury” Takeover Of Scrutiny Process 3. Mayor Making Sees First Lib Dem Deputy Mayor For Five Years WORTHING LIBERAL DEMOCRATS WEEKLY NEWSLETTER 13TH TO […]

2012 West Sussex Tories Dossier of Shame – Published by the Don’t Cut Us Out Campaign

2012 Don’t Cut Us Out – WSCC Dossier of Shame West Sussex County Council says that there is no alternative but to cut front-line services and care support to 4,500 disabled and elderly people across the County.  Yet, as The Don’t Cut Us Out Dossier of Shame now exposes that during the 3-year period of […]

Watch West Sussex Tories patronising You-Tube film – ‘How to wash your hands’

West Sussex County Tory administration have been slammed today by the Liberal Democrats for their extravagant communications budget, and making their own You-Tube film clips. Dr James Walsh, deputy group leader of the County Council Liberal Democrats said: “At a time of savage cuts to personal care services for vulnerable elderly and young people, it […]


West Sussex Liberal Democrat Councillors yesterday (Friday) decided to boycott the Scrutiny (Select) Committee vice-chairmanships at County Hall after the ruling Conservatives grabbed all the Committee chairmanships and allowances for themselves. Dr James Walsh, deputy group leader said “The Tories want to be judge and jury for all their policies in West Sussex ignoring advice […]


A Liberal Democrat attempt to provide a £3million boost for community social services for the elderly, for preserving bus services, and to support the careers service for young people was rejected by the Tories at West Sussex County Council budget meeting yesterday (Friday 17th Feb). Liberal Democrat Group leader Morwen Millson said   “The Conservatives inherited […]

Euro MP backs ‘Don’t Cut Us Out’ campaign in West Sussex

Sharon Bowles MEP, who represents South East England in the European Parliament, is supporting Don’t Cut Us Out, a campaign in West Sussex fighting to protect vulnerable adults from council cuts. The campaign was started after Conservative-led West Sussex County Council decided to cut its adult services budget, leaving many elderly people and those with […]

Suggestions for West Sussex County Council Health scrutiny

Residents are being encouraged to send in their suggested topics for the West Sussex scrutiny work programme for the coming year. County Councillors are meeting towards the end of February to look at priority areas for the scrutiny 2012/13 programme. Christine Field, the current Chairman of the Health Overview and Scrutiny Committee, said: “We are […]

Worthing Liberal Democrats Weekly Newsletter – 8th to 14th January 2012

Articles for the past week: Leader:  Is every Tory happy?          News this past week: 1. Extra £2m Social Care Cash Must Mean Better Help At Home For People In West Sussex – Bob Smytherman 2. Two Worthing Tories Go Independent 3. WBC Cabinet Member For Resources Expects £250,000 Theatre Savings 4. “We Should Promote Worthing Car Parking” Says Tory Chair […]