York Conservatives have expressed deep concern that the LibDem-led Council have already concluded that council tax will be raised by the maximum possible eye-watering 4.99% ahead of their resident ‘Consultation’ even closing.
Today, at Prime Minister’s Questions, Julian pressed Boris Johnson on the importance of York returning to the lowest tier 1 level (medium alert) of restrictions when the renewed national lockdown expires on 2nd December in line with the fall in the virus locally, and asked him to call on City of
Julian asked the Home Secretary, Priti Patel MP, for a commitment that new North Yorkshire Police recruits would be used to improve rural police presence rather than be purely focussed on city centres.
New evidence has emerged this week following a request by York Conservatives for assurances emergency service vehicles will not be impacted by the controversial ‘Groves’ road closures which have blocked through traffic on Penley’s Grove Street and Lowther Street.
City of York Conservative Group has criticised the refusal of York’s Lib Dem group to sensibly consider options in the devolution process. This follows an unprecedented statement from City of York Council this morning (27th August) which dismissed the possibility of even considering changes to Yo
Recent weeks have seen Simon Clarke, Minister of State for Regional Growth, continue to make progress with devolution around the county and is vital York is not left behind. Devolution is the process by which powers and money are devolved (or 'passed down') from government to local regions.