Local democracy campaign group launched

The York branch of the Make Votes Matter (MVM) group held its first cross-party meeting on 1st March, kick-starting a grassroots campaign to promote Proportional Representation and make all votes count.

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York Lib Dems respond to Budget 2021

Responding to the Budget 2021 set out by the Chancellor today Cllr Andrew Waller, Liberal Democrat Executive Member for Economy and Strategic Planning, commented:

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Council Budget approved: Plans to invest in social care and recovery get the go ahead

Proposals put forward by the Liberal Democrat and Green Partnership, to stabilise Council’s financial position and invest in frontline services, social care and city’s economic recovery, have been given the go-ahead following agreement at Full Council this evening (25 February).

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Councillors call on Network Rail to pause Moor Lane compound plans

Liberal Democrat councillors for Dringhouses and Woodthorpe have called on Network Rail to pause controversial plans to establish a compound on land on Moor Lane in Dringhouses.key_more_lane.jpg

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Haxby Hall gets the go ahead

The planning application for a new 65 bed residential and dementia care home at Haxby Hall has been approved by Council’s planning committee.

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Lib Dems announce James Barker as North Yorkshire Police, Fire & Crime Commissioner candidate

 

 

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Lib Dems call for residents to ‘Back York’ as York’s future set to be consulted on

The Government has today announced a consultation on the future of local government in York and North Yorkshire to unlock devolution, which will consider two proposals to remove 2-tier authorities in the region.

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Back York petition reaches milestone

Over 1,700 residents have now backed York and confirmed that the city should remain independent by signing a cross-party petition due to be presented to the House of Commons.

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Schools must be supported ahead of pupils returning

Read Cllr Keith Orrell's comment regarding school reopening plans announced by the Prime Minister.

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Plea for more support to schools ahead of pupils returning

Councillor Keith Orrell, Executive Member for Children, Young People and Education, has written to the Schools Minister to urge the Government to provide comprehensive support to schools and teachers ahead of the expected announcement on school reopening.

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