MEP Life 12 – Conference, Chuka and more money for Erasmus

Greetings from Strasbourg. This week, MEPs were back at work, while the UK parliament continues to be suspended, with MPs unable to work together to solve the Brexit mess. Last week began in Brussels, where I met with other MEPs to talk about budget proposals for the Erasmus + and Horizon 2020 programme. I am … Continue reading MEP Life 12 – Conference, Chuka and more money for Erasmus

Newbury and West Berkshire March for Europe

This post was first published in 2017. West Berkshire was well represented at the March for Europe in London, with members of West Berkshire Stronger Together EU (WBSTEU) and Newbury and West Berkshire Liberal Democrats on the move. We joined with many thousands of people to march from Marble Arch, down Pall Mall to Trafalgar … Continue reading Newbury and West Berkshire March for Europe

Mending the Safety Net – speech to conference

At the 2016 Liberal Democrat Autumn Conference, Judith Bunting, Parliamentary Candidate for Newbury, spoke up in the debate about the radical reform of welfare and benefits proposed in the social security policy paper, Mending the Safety Ne Her speech can be heard, below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bxZd6m2Lrng   #LDConf #LibDemFightback 

Age Ready Britain in Rural Communities

This article is based on the speech I gave at the Liberal Democrat Autumn Conference, 7th October 2014 I would be glad to hear any comments or suggestions people have to make, after reading. Judith Bunting, Parliamentary Candidate Age Ready Britain in Rural Communities 7th October 2014 AGE READY BRITAIN in RURAL COMMUNITIES Wherever they … Continue reading Age Ready Britain in Rural Communities

Speech: 3% for Science

Brief summary of Judith Bunting's speech to conference, September 2012   I am here to support Julian Huppert's campaign to ring fence the science budget and for a 3% above inflation increase for the next 15 years. That this proposed increase seems large, goes to show how low research funding in the UK is right now. It … Continue reading Speech: 3% for Science