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.
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
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
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.
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.
Boris Johnson has today announced a newly created Office for Veterans’ Affairs that will work with departments to coordinate and drive government policy on veterans’ welfare, spanning mental and physical health, education and employment.
York’s Conservative councillors have criticised the decision of the Liberal Democrat and Green coalition to introduce two new ‘Special Responsibility Allowances’ of £15,600 and respectively £5,200. These will go to the extra Executive Member and the chair of the new Climate Change Committee.
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