Your chance to quiz councillors on Budget

Residents will have the chance to quiz members of York’s Conservative led Executive at a special budget ‘drop-in’ day next Tuesday (9th February). 

Budget to Provide £100,000 for Community Mental Health Services

Cllr. Paul Doughty, Conservative spokesperson for Health and Adult Social Care and chair of CYC’s Health Scrutiny Committee, has welcomed the 2016/17 budget commitment for a planned £100,000 annual investment in community based mental health services.

Community Safety Hub to see increased funding in new budget

As part of its 2016/17 budget settlement the City of York Council’s Conservative led Executive have announced plans to protect and increase funding for the multi-agency Community Safety Hub, following new powers being conferred on officers and with a successful track record under its belt.

Labour’s reckless waste and mismanagement

In response to the Conservative led budget Labour’s Finance spokesman Cllr Neil Barnes has said the new administration took over from Labour’s ‘Sensible management’. 

Council Budget to Support Children’s Social Care

Conservative Councillor Jenny Brooks, Portfolio Holder for Education, Children and Young People, has singled out Council’s almost two million pounds spend on children’s social care for the upcoming financial year as one of the most significant elements of its 2016/17 budget.

New Council Budget an Investment in Local Decision Making

Cllr. Stuart Rawlings, CYC Conservative Group Deputy Leader and spokesperson for Economic Development and Community Engagement has welcomed the continued investment in ward funding under the administration’s 2016/17 budget as fundamental to the group’s focus on local decision making.

Minister praises civil society groups following flooding

Today York welcomed Minister for Civil Society Minister Rob Wilson. He spoke to council staff involved in the floods and also toured round volunteers, including Fossy’s Flossys food hub, the York Community Furniture Store.

Conservative Led Budget Backs Frontline Services

Today has seen the publication of papers for the City of York Council budget proposals. It is the first time the Conservatives have led on a budget in York for nearly 30 years and the first time since York became a unitary authority.