Cllr Paul Doughty

Councillor - Strensall ward


York Conservatives Welcome the Opportunities Devolution Offers York

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.

York Conservatives expect Council to reintroduce services

York Conservatives understand from conversations with the Leadership at City of York Council that we can expect some announcements regarding resumption of Waste services within the coming days and hope that Green bin collections and the re-opening of the Household Waste Recycling Centres will be

Cllr Paul Doughty's Speech at February's Budget Full Council


It gives me great pleasure to deliver the Conservative Party amendment to this budget. I would like to start by thanking officers that have assisted us with the preparation of the amendment, whether in Directorates in general or particularly in Finance.

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

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