Harrogate Tories Line Pockets with Taxpayer Cash Meant for Supporting Local Businesses

Local Liberal Democrats have responded in astonishment to reports that Harrogate's Conservative Party has used public money intended for small businesses to line their own pockets amid the pandemic.

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SUCCESS: Lib Dem Campaign to Protect Conyngham Hall Grounds

Liberal Democrats have won the first stage of their campaign to protect Conyngham Hall grounds, after their petition secured over 1,800 signatures from Knaresborough residents.

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Lib Dem Motion For NHS Worker Free Parking Supported By County Council

A Liberal Democrat motion to support and encourage NHS Hospital Trusts to provide free parking for staff during the current Covid crisis was unanimously supported by North Yorkshire County Council yesterday morning.

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Furlough Extension Welcome, Government Reckless With People's Livelihoods

Local Liberal Democrats have welcomed the extension of the furlough scheme until Spring 2021, something the party had been calling for since August.

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Andrew Jones MP Has Thrown North Yorkshire Farmers On The Scrapheap, Lib Dems Warn

Liberal Democrats have warned Andrew Jones MP should “hang his head in shame” for voting against measures to protect high environmental and animal welfare standards.

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Andrew Jones Must Use Last Chance To Back Farmers, Lib Dems Say

The Harrogate & Knaresborough Liberal Democrats have called on Andrew Jones to back British farming this week and vote to protect our high environmental and animal welfare standards.

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Proper Plan Needed To Protect Lives And Jobs, Jones Woefully Inept

Local Liberal Democrats have hit back at the Government's announcement that England will go into a second national lockdown until 2nd December, saying that they have "dithered, delayed, and ignored expert advice", something they say has "cost lives and jobs".

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Andrew Jones Votes To Block Physical Proof For 4,160 EU Citizens In Harrogate & Knaresborough

The Liberal Democrats have warned that Andrew Jones, Conservative MP for Harrogate and Knaresborough, is risking a “new Windrush-style scandal”, after he voted to refuse to offer EU citizens physical proof of their right to stay in the UK.

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Harrogate International Festivals Redundancies A Huge Loss To Our District, MP Hasn't Done Enough

Local Liberal Democrats have expressed deep regret in over half of Harrogate International Festivals' workers being made redundant.

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Devolution Mired in Secrecy

Not only has Harrogate Borough Council refused to release the KPMG report on which the Conservative District Council’s recommendation is based, but now the Secretary of State for Local Government, Robert Jenrick MP, is now only corresponding with Conservative councillors.

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