Graham Watson - Lib Dem conference shows we are addressing the real issues

September 17, 2008 1:00 PM

Graham WatsonFollowing the robust speech by Nick Clegg at the Liberal Democrats Bournemouth Conference earlier today, Graham Watson the Lib Dem MEP for the South West and Gibraltar - who has had a packed conference schedule - fully backs Nick Clegg's focus and dynamism for the Lib Dems addressing the real issues effecting the region.

Graham Watson said

"Nick Clegg's plans for our economy address the real problem people are facing today.

The Liberal Democrats have shown this week that we are the only Party to understand the real issues effecting people and wider society. People are rightly fed up with 10 years of bungling Brown. Lib Dems' tax plans will put money back in people's pockets."

Graham went on to point out

"Our commitment to the environment is long standing - not the gimmick politics adopted by Cameron's Tories."

Editors note

Graham Watson MEP had a busy schedule which included addressing conference delegates on the vital work that Liberal Democrat MEPs undertake in the European Parliament. Graham leads the 101 Liberal Democratic MEPs in the Parliament, where his Group effectively holds the balance of power. Graham highlighted the

Graham also addressed a packed conference hall backing Nick Clegg's Make it Happen policy agenda with a keynote speech.

The Westcountry MEP was also very popular at the large number of fringe events he was asked to speak at on a variety of subjects ranging from the environment to hedge fund regulation.