Jones’ Vote To Force MPs Back To Parliament ‘Deeply Irresponsible’

  • PARLIAMENT HAD PUT IN PLACE A SYSTEM FOR REMOTE VOTING DURING THE LOCKDOWN.

  • THE GOVERNMENT NOW FORCING MPS TO RETURN TO WESTMINSTER TO VOTE IN PERSON.

  • ANDREW JONES MP VOTED IN FAVOUR OF ENDING REMOTE VOTING.

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Lib Dems Call On Govt To Invest In Mental Health Support In Face Of COVID-19 Crisis

The Liberal Democrats are calling for more support for mental health services across Yorkshire & the Humber as new figures from the ONS expose the enormous mental health impact of the COVID-19 crisis. 

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Lib Dems Call For Cross-Community Cooperation To Recover From Lockdown

Local Liberal Democrats have written to Chief Executive of Harrogate Borough Council, Wallace Samson, requesting that the council establish a ‘Coronavirus Response Teams’, bringing together community representatives from across the district to implement a coordinated recovery from the pandemic.

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1,440 EU Nationals Across Harrogate Left In Limbo, Lib Dems Warn

Liberal Democrats are calling for EU citizens to be given the automatic right to stay in the UK, as new official figures show 1,440 EU nationals living in Harrogate district have not been granted permanent Settled Status to remain in the UK.

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Government Must Extend Support For Self-Employed Workers To Prevent Lay-offs

  • UNEMPLOYMENT CLAIMANT NUMBER INCREASES BY 147% MARCH-APRIL, IN HARROGATE & KNARESBOROUGH.

  • LIBERAL DEMOCRATS CALL FOR MORE SUPPORT AND END TO FIVE-WEEK WAIT FOR UNIVERSAL CREDIT.

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Lib Dems Slam Harrogate MP For Double Standards Over NHS and Care Workers

  • JONES TWEETS IN SUPPORT OF OUR NHS WORKERS. 

  • THEN VOTES FOR BILL RESTRICTING RIGHTS OF ESSENTIAL WORKERS FROM OVERSEAS. 

  • LIB DEM SPOKESPERSON JUDITH ROGERSON SAYS ‘HE CAN’T HAVE IT BOTH WAYS’. 

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Lib Dems Call For Action On Walking And Cycling To Help Fight Coronavirus

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We need to be allocating greater space to walking and cycling, otherwise it will be more difficult for people to go about their daily lives safely.
Judith Rogerson

The Government has today awarded North Yorkshire County Council £52.6 million in funding to invest in walking and cycling. This comes hot on the heels of a campaign launched by Knaresborough Town Councillor, Hannah Gostlow, calling for improved cycle paths locally to allow for distancing.

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Unauthorised Development Concern at Mother Shipton's Cave

Residents have been in touch with Liberal Democrat Councillors to report concerns about an obtrusive development at Mother Shipton's Cave, in the form of major excavation work.

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Knaresborough Town Councillor Calls for High Street 20mph Zone and More Cycle Lanes

Cllr Hannah Gostlow has urged North Yorkshire Country Council to reduce the speed limit to 20mph between King James School and High Bridge in Knaresborough, and around all of our town's schools to 20mph, as well as implementing cycle lanes where possible in the town.

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More reassurance needed over support for Harrogate businesses

Liberal Democrats call for reassurance over support for the Harrogate Convention Centre and local businesses

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