Bunting talks Business in Chesham- MEP Life 8

This week I have had a short break after visiting all over the South East over the past few weeks. However, I managed to squeeze in a couple of things over the weekend which I wanted to tell you about. I was invited to speak at an event in Chesham, by the group Chilterns 4 … Continue reading Bunting talks Business in Chesham- MEP Life 8

Business leaders clear that Tory policy on Brexit is against wishes of majority

Lib Dem Business policies on Europe vs Tory policies

More than 50 business leaders have backed the Lib Dems as the only party which is “speaking for the majority of Britons” by campaigning to stay in the European single market, saying that the Conservatives policy on Brexit is bad for business, bad for the economy and against the wishes of the majority of Britons.  … Continue reading Business leaders clear that Tory policy on Brexit is against wishes of majority

Judith Bunting discusses Brexit and local businesses with Catherine Bearder MEP

Judith Bunting, Lib Dem Parliamentary Candidate for Newbury, Judith Bunting, welcomed Lib Dem MEP Catherine Bearder to Newbury on Monday (22nd May) to discuss the future of Newbury’s business sector, with particular reference to leaving the European Union.   Richard Deal, who owns Deal Varney a property management company in Newbury and describes himself as politically … Continue reading Judith Bunting discusses Brexit and local businesses with Catherine Bearder MEP

Local traders say leaving Single Market would be bad for business – Survey Results 2017

This report was first posted on 20th February 2017. "After the referendum result we spent six months absorbing cost increases. Since January we have had no choice but to pass these increases on to our customers". Jon Gage, Rivar Sand and Gravel (see photo above). Two thirds of local traders and service providers who took part in … Continue reading Local traders say leaving Single Market would be bad for business – Survey Results 2017

Message to voters in Newbury and West Berkshire

#YourVoiceMatters This General Election is the Best Thing for Britain. It Gives us a Chance for Change. The Conservatives are hell bent on a ‘hard Brexit’. We now understand the future of our country is at stake. The national press suggests that the number of Leave voters who still want to exit from Europe is … Continue reading Message to voters in Newbury and West Berkshire

Local Business – Brexit Consultation at Shaw House with Lord Newby

  On Thursday 17th November, Lord Newby, former spokesman for Her Majesty's Treasury in the Lords, will be in Newbury to find out how our local businessmen and women think Brexit is going to affect their trade. He will also give us an update re what's going on behind the scenes in parliament. This visit … Continue reading Local Business – Brexit Consultation at Shaw House with Lord Newby

Equality Matters

A number of people have been asking about my views on inequality, so I thought I would share this post again, written after I took part in a debate at Fitzwilliam College about the extreme levels of inequality we're seeing in the UK. It was partly my frustration with rising inequality after the financial crash … Continue reading Equality Matters

BUSINESS Backs Lib Dems …

Today the Financial Times published a letter from UK business leaders with an uncompromising heading: To have the Lib Dems back in government is in the whole country’s interests I have extracted a few excerpts from the letter, below. If you would like to read it in full, please go to: http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/03f1cdd8-e485-11e4-a4de-00144feab7de.html#ixzz3XYx9yf00 You will have to … Continue reading BUSINESS Backs Lib Dems …

Tory attitude to housing is a scandal.

Today the Conservative party announced plans to extend the right to buy to Housing Association properties. This proposal will lead to longer waiting lists for homes and fewer social houses. In February 2015, 1,092 qualifying households were on the Common Housing Register for West Berkshire. 1,569 non-qualifying households were also on the list. I know, I checked … Continue reading Tory attitude to housing is a scandal.