Cllr Martin Rowley

Councillor - Osbaldwick and Derwent ward

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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

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.

Cllr Martin Rowley Applauds New Office for Veterans’ Affairs

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.

Conservative Councillors Criticise New Special Responsibility Allowances

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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