Morwen Millson

Liberal Democrat Councillor for Horsham Riverside Division Learn more

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The Crisis in Social Care and the NHS

by morwenmillson on 10 February, 2017

I once visited a sheltered care home and met a lady who had lived there for twenty years. She was not a frail person approaching her 100th birthday, but a sprightly 80 year-old! Visiting a similar establishment now, almost no-one would be under 80, and most residents would be very frail, or suffering from severe […]

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The Liberal Democrats have written to the Cabinet Secretary demanding the government publish details of the alleged “Memorandum of Understanding’ with Surrey County Council to call off its referendum on raising council tax to pay for social care. The claim at Prime Minister’s Questions that a secret deal was reached between Surrey County Council and […]

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Pat Rutherford (1928 – 2017), former Horsham District Councillor, North Horsham Parish Councillor, Board member at Saxon Weald and Governor of Kingslea School Having moved to Horsham in 1969, Pat was first elected to Horsham District Council in December 1988 in a by-election in Forest Ward. She joined a Liberal Democrat group of five, which […]

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More than 300 motorists spotted making calls, texting and recording videos or surfing the web were targeted on the road network across Surrey, police say. A total of 323 vehicles were stopped during the “It Can Wait” initiative which ran between January 23 and January 29. Officers from the Surrey and Sussex Roads Policing Unit […]

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I understand and sympathise with Leavers… there are many problems with the EU and its structures. It is also an emotional thing ‘We are controlled by unelected EU bureaucrats who pour out silly regulations and we want to be free’. Well…these things are true! There ARE lots of EU-originated regulations which are silly (in their […]

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West Sussex County Council has announced that the charity has retained the contract to provide a countywide carers information, advice, assessment and support service. The service includes: a helpline carer assessments referrals to carer respite services individual and group support carer support in hospital settings provision of equipment and technology to reduce carer stress and […]

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Let the People have the Final Say on Brexit

by morwenmillson on 5 January, 2017

The people of Britain should have the final say over any Brexit deal, say Liberal Democrats in Horsham. They have welcomed the call by Lib Dem Leader Tim Farron that any agreement put together by Boris Johnson and other ministers in the Conservative Brexit Government should be put to a vote of the people. Parliamentary […]

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Some cards and wrapping paper can’t be recycled

by morwenmillson on 29 December, 2016

Millions of tons of wrapping paper and Christmas cards will end up in landfill because they cannot be recycled. Cards and wrapping made with glitter or a metallic finish are being rejected by paper mills. The warning not to recycle cards and wrapping paper containing glitter was put out yesterday by government-funded charity WRAP. An […]

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West Sussex County Council has worked with bus operators to lessen the loss of the 3in1 travel card in 2017. The 3in1 Card scheme offers savings on bus travel for young people aged five to 19, ends on 31 December 2016. The card is discontinuing due to changes in national legislation, local policy, and to […]

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Liberal Democrat councillors believe that rail commuters in West Sussex have suffered long enough from the abysmal service currently being provided by Southern Railways. Rail fares are due to rise by an average of 2.3% on 2nd January, though regulated fares (season tickets and off peak fares) will rise by a slightly lower 1.9%. An […]

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