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Conservatives call for Opposition to treat Residents with Respect

The CYC Conservative Group, leaders of York’s coalition administration, have criticised opposition groups for their budget amendments prior to Thursday’s budget council meeting, saying that both the Labour and Green groups have taken time-wasting political posturing to new lows.

Extra Funding to Support Carers Advice Service

York’s Conservative-led Executive will use £26k from the extra £781k that York will receive as extra transitional funding from the Government to protect a Substance Misuse Carer Support Worker at York Carers on Priory Street.

£781,000 given to York by government sees extra funding for frontline services

York’s Conservative led Executive has announced an amendment to its 2016/17 budget which increases investment in transport, bins and local ward committee projects. Extra money will also be set aside to help with the flood recovery and remodel early-intervention services for children and young people. 

Extra Funding to Benefit Conservation and Sustainable Development

The Conservative led administration has revealed that it will use £45k from the £781k that York will receive in additional transitional funding from the Government to protect the city’s Design, Conservation and Sustainable Development programme. 

York Budget to Protect Front-Line Street Services

York’s Conservative-led administration has released its budget for the 16/17 financial year and has made good on its pledge to protect front-line services in the face of extreme financial pressures on local authority budgets nationwide.

Culture, Leisure and Tourism on Steady Footing in New Budget

Acomb councillor Keith Myers, Conservative Group spokesperson for Culture, Leisure and Tourism, reports that his take-away message from the 2016/17 budget is that although finances are tight, the council is in a better place than in the past due to more productive ongoing conversations between the council and it’s partners.