Local News

York Conservative Councillors Present Budget Amendments

At Thursday’s Budget Council City of York’s Conservative Group will deliver the attached amendment which will see a focus on frontline services rather than spin and waste and will limit the rise in council tax by 0.5%, whilst also adding more money to reserves, reversing the hikes to parking char

Conservatives Reject Excessive Increased Councillor Allowance Proposals

The Conservative Group have rejected aims to significantly hike Councillor allowances at the City of York Council. This follows proposals published in a report being presented at the Full City of York Council meeting on Thursday recommending uplifts to various Councillor alowances which could see

Julian Sturdy MP's Post-Election Message

I want to warmly thank everyone who voted to re-elect me as MP for York Outer last Thursday. I was delighted to be returned with an increased majority, and I want to repay this vote of confidence by working to deliver for our city over the next 5 years.

Conservatives condemn Lib Dem posturing over Brexit

At this Thursday’s Full Council rather than address the issues with the roads, missed bin collections, the shocking state of weeds in the city or the issues facing adult social care; York’s Liberal Democrat Group decided to posture with political rhetoric about the EU referendum result.

York’s Lib Dem / Green Coalition Shutdown Conservative voice

Conservative councillor Martin Rowley has condemned the votes of Lib Dem and Green councillors at last night’s Full Council which denied him the chance to give just a three minute ‘right of reply’ to the Council Leader’s report.

Julian Sturdy MP Urges PM to Support Campaign to Save Askham Bog

Yesterday, Julian questioned the First Secretary of State, Dominic Raab, who was standing in for Boris Johnson at Prime Minister’s Questions, about proposals to build over 500 houses on land adjoining the renowned nature reserve at Askham Bog.