Cllr Paul Doughty

Councillor - Strensall ward

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Happy Yorkshire Day!

Happy Yorkshire Day!

Falling on the anniversary date of the emancipation of slaves and having origins as a protest to local government re-organisation in the 1970’s, the 1st of August these days is better known as a celebration of the largest and best County!

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.

Strensall Conservatives Back Towthorpe Residents In Call For Speed Reduction

Strensall Conservative Councillor Paul Doughty and fellow Campaigner Sian Wiseman are giving their full support to calls from local residents to lower the 60mph national speed limit section through Towthorpe, for the section of Towthorpe Road between the junction with Strensall Road and the end o

Councillors welcome deferral of Strensall Barracks sale

Conservative Strensall ward councillor Paul Doughty and Earswick parish councillor Sian Wiseman, who last week raised concerns about the fate of the Strensall Barracks site following environmental concerns which saw it removed from CYC's Local Plan, have today welcomed the decision by the Defence

York Conservatives reject Government's planning proposals on fracking release

York’s Conservative councillors have replied to a Government consultation rejecting the case for using permitted development rights to speed up the planning process for fracking, calling the proposal “wholly inappropriate” with the potential to “irreparably damage residents’ confidence in the fai

Events in York to highlight world suicide prevention day

World Suicide Prevention Day falls on Monday 10 September, and during September City of York Council will hold two events to bring people and organisations across the city together to reflect and work together to prevent suicides.

How to "Live Well York"

City of York Council, working alongside York CVS, Age UK, Explore York and Healthwatch York has created “Live Well York”, a new on-line website which collates information and advice to help residents to enjoy healthy, active and independent lives.

Letter to the Secretary of State for Health, Rt Hon Matt Hancock MP

I am writing to you as Chair and on behalf of City of York Council’s cross-party Health, Housing and Adult Social Care Policy and Scrutiny Committee in support the Site Development Plan for the Bootham Park Hospital site and the proposal for a delay in the current sale process.

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