£250,000 proposed for York’s play areas

York’s play areas could receive a huge £250,000 investment next week, with new proposals being put forward to Liberal Democrat Executive Member for Culture, Leisure and Communities, Cllr Darryl Smalley.

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Liberal Democrat Councillor welcomes Commons debate on taxi licensing reform

Liberal Democrat Chair of the Licensing & Regulatory Committee, Cllr Ashley Mason, has welcomed news that Taxi & Licensing reform will soon be debated in the House of Commons.

 

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New proposals to tackle excessive weed growth

New and improved measures to tackle excessive weed growth across the city will be taken for approval to the Executive Member for the Environment in October.

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Tory Government starves York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust of over £1.5 million

The Liberal Democrats have slammed the Tories as “heartless” for starving the NHS of vital cash after revealing York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust paid £1,690,440 in interest on outstanding debt over the last five years.

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Liberal Democrats outline ambitious plans to make our railways fit for the 21st century

New national plans to improve the UK’s rail infrastructure and enhance rail journey’s for millions of commuters have been outlined by the Liberal Democrats.

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York’s Liberal Democrats join calls to abolish visa fees for Commonwealth servicemen and women.

The Liberal Democrats have joined calls from The Royal British Legion for the Government to abolish visa fees for Commonwealth servicemen and women.

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Liberal Democrats pass new policies to cut tourism VAT, regulate short-term lets and support local tourism levies.

The Liberal Democrats have passed new plans to support tourism across the country, including plans to cut VAT on visitor accommodation and attractions; grant new powers for local authorities to limit the number of short-term lets; and enable local authorities to bring in tourist levies to fund local infrastructure.

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Liberal Democrats set out plans to help young carers

The Liberal Democrats have today passed new plans to address the pressures faced by young carers, including giving young carers a free bus pass.

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Liberal Democrats back calls to ‘Power up the North’ at Convention of the North

Cllr Keith Aspden, Liberal Democrat Leader of the Council, has backed calls at the Convention of the North to demand that the Government adequately invest in public services, infrastructure and transport, in York and across the region.

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Former York Tory Deputy Leader joins the Liberal Democrats

Former York Conservative Deputy Leader, Paul Healey, who served as a Conservative Councillor for 8 years, representing Rural West York Ward, has joined the Liberal Democrats.

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