New evidence has emerged this week following a request by York Conservatives for assurances emergency service vehicles will not be impacted by the controversial ‘Groves’ road closures which have blocked through traffic on Penley’s Grove Street and Lowther Street.
City of York Conservative Group has criticised the refusal of York’s Lib Dem group to sensibly consider options in the devolution process. This follows an unprecedented statement from City of York Council this morning (27th August) which dismissed the possibility of even considering changes to Yo
York Conservatives welcome the Eat Out To Help Out Scheme, which will give people in York up to 50 per cent off their bills in restaurants, cafes and pubs on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays throughout August.
Recent weeks have seen Simon Clarke, Minister of State for Regional Growth, continue to make progress with devolution around the county and is vital York is not left behind. Devolution is the process by which powers and money are devolved (or 'passed down') from government to local regions.
City of York Council is being allocated £1.39 million, as its share of new £500 million funding from government to help local authorities cope with the additional costs created by the coronavirus emergency.