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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 […]

Summer Schools open

New summer schools have opened across the region to help disadvantaged children make the step from primary to secondary school. Many pupils find daunting the move to a bigger school and a more challenging curriculum, which can lead to falling results. This summer youngsters on free school meals, or looked-after children, will be eligible to […]

Freedom to love is a fundamental right – Clegg

Liberal Democrat Leader and Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg has today recorded a video message in support of equal marriage for the Out4Marriage campaign. Please find a transcript below “I’ve always been very clear on this: love is the same, straight or gay, so the civil institution should be the same too. “All couples should […]

West Sussex Two-year-olds to get early years education boost

Thousands of two-year-olds will get free early years education in the South East, the Government has announced. West Sussex  is to be allocated 1500 new places under the scheme. Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg announced a shake-up of the system which is aimed at helping children from disadvantaged backgrounds and around 18,200 two-year-olds in the South […]

Worthing Liberal Democrats Weekly Newsletter – 6th to 12th May 2012

Articles for the past week: Leader:  Nick agrees with us News this past week:  1. Worthing Tories Vote Share Down 7% 2. New Shadow Cabinet 3. New Deputy Mayor – Two For The Price Of One 4  Queen’s Speech Has Lib Dem Stamp 5. It’s Not Easy Being Green 6. Business As Usual From Worthing […]

Your Queen’s Speech

Today’s Queen’s Speech has again shown that the Liberal Democrats are punching way above their weight – and we can be proud of that. It included many of the long-term reforms we’ve campaigned for, such as reform of the banks. These will help build a sustainable future for our country. In 2010, we took the decision together to […]

No library closed under Lib Dem leadership – Farron

Self-service terminals are being installed at Chichester Library

Last year, more than 40 libraries were closed by Conservative and Labour councils. In stark contrast, for the second year in a row, no Liberal Democrat-controlled council in England and Wales closed any library. Liberal Democrat-controlled Cardiff is opening five new libraries and Portsmouth and Bristol are also opening new libraries. Commenting, Liberal Democrat Party […]

Liberal Democrat councillors working to protect services – Clegg

Speaking at the launch of the Liberal Democrat campaign for local elections in England, Liberal Democrat Leader and Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg said: “Liberal Democrat councillors across the country are working to protect the services that people value most, while Liberal Democrats in the Coalition clear up the economic mess Labour left behind. “Our […]

Extra £2m social care cash must mean better help at home for people in West Sussex – Bob Smytherman

An extra £2,032, 426 for social care in West Sussex will mean people can leave hospital earlier and receive better care at home. This comes from an extra £150m announced by the Coalition Government recently to be spent on shortening hospital stays across the country during the busy winter period. Thanks to the Liberal Democrats […]

Nick Clegg – New Year Message

This time last year I spoke about how the most important job for Liberal Democrats was dealing with the economic problems we inherited. 12 months on, that task remains the number one priority for our party and the Coalition. We have had to make some very difficult decisions, but they’ve been the right ones for […]