Local News

West Sussex MPs Press Government for Fairer Funding for Schools

Along with fellow West Sussex MPs, Tim Loughton (East Worthing and Shoreham) met the Minister for Schools, Nick Gibb MP, to press for the rapid introduction of the National Funding Formula (NFF) this morning.  They also asked for transitional funding for West Sussex schools until the NFF comes in

Tim Loughton MP welcomes latest unemployment statistics

Tim Loughton MP (East Worthing and Shoreham) welcomed the latest unemployment statistics from the ONS, which showed that the total number of unemployment claimants had fallen to 658 (1.4%), it also compares favourably against figures from May 2010 when there were 1,759 (3.7%) unemployment claimants.

Greater focus on protecting Adur Ferry Bridge from vandals

Vandals deface iconic bridge with graffiti and paint.Agencies hold meeting to discuss on-going problems.‘Smile You’re On CCTV’ signs to go up.Further CCTV camera options for centre of bridge to be investigated.Community asked to call Police on 101 if they see any damage.

MPs seek answers to patient transport service problems

Tim Loughton MP (East Worthing and Shoreham), along with other Sussex MPs, met senior management representatives from the seven Sussex CCGs and the Managing Director of Coperforma this morning to establish what is being done to improve patient transport services

Tim Loughton welcomes latest unemployment statistics

Tim Loughton MP (East Worthing and Shoreham) welcomed the latest unemployment statistics from the ONS, which showed that the total number of unemployment claimants had fallen from 710 (1.5%) in March 2016, to 675 (1.4%), it also compares favourably against figures from May 2010 when there were 1,759 (3.7%) unemployment claimants.

Local Election Results

The local election results for Adur and Worthing Councils have delivered mixed fortune to our candidates. Although we won all four of our seats on Worthing Borough Council, we lost four seats to opposition parties in Adur District Council.