Judith & Catherine Announce…

Complete Application form   Judith and Catherine MEPs for the South East of England are excited to share some of the very real benefits and investments being offered to Apprentices through schemes funded by the European Parliament through a trip arranged to Brussels.    The trip is for 18-25 year-old apprentices to uncover the opportunities … Continue reading Judith & Catherine Announce…

Busy in Brussels and Berkshire -MEP Life – week 3

European Parliament

At the start of the week I travelled back to Brussels for the start of our legislative and committee work. For me, that means a focus on education and culture, specifically life-long learning, STEAM subjects, and the Creative Europe funding scheme, which is important for all of our creative industries here in the UK. I … Continue reading Busy in Brussels and Berkshire -MEP Life – week 3

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

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

Brexit – why we need a referendum on the final deal

The nature of the deal which the government secures - if they manage to secure one, at all - will have major implications for the British economy, for the Union, and for our standing in the world. It will shape our future as a nation. Theresa May is very attached to the idea of “strong … Continue reading Brexit – why we need a referendum on the final deal

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

Judith Bunting voices Brexit fears for West Berkshire

“Many small and medium enterprises do not trade with Europe directly, but almost all depend on supply chains that in turn depend on the EU." Judith Bunting and Liberal Democrats in Newbury and West Berkshire are calling on the Conservative Government to ensure Britain has full access to the European Single Market when Brexit takes … Continue reading Judith Bunting voices Brexit fears for West Berkshire

Join us for an optimistic, tolerant Britain

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R3A81dXXSzs If you would like to become part of the Liberal Democrats and fight for an open, optimistic, liberal, diverse, and tolerant Britain, please click here and join us: https://libdems.secure.force.com/LiberalDemocrats/NewMemberRegistration The outrage around the country, since the EU referendum, has grown not just because Remain lost. If the Brexit camp had come forward with a prompt, … Continue reading Join us for an optimistic, tolerant Britain