Local Lib Dems call on Andrew Jones to resist Dominic Cummings’ assault on the rule of law

Judith Rogerson, Liberal Democrat Spokesperson for Harrogate & Knaresborough, has called on local Conservative MP Andrew Jones to “pledge to defend the rule of law against any attempts by Boris Johnson and Dominic Cummings to undermine it.”

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Tories Kick FREE NHS Staff Parking Further Into The Long Grass

An informal meeting of a NYCC scrutiny committee called to discuss a way forward for the Liberal Democrat motion to request Hospital Trusts in the area to continue to provide free on-site parking for NHS staff had to be abandoned when Tory members failed to turn up.

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Hands Off Conyngham Hall Grounds Petition Surpasses 1,000 Signatures

The Liberal Democrat petition to protect the grounds at Conyngham Hall from Conservative development of the new Knaresborough leisure centre has reached over 1,000 signatures.

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Tories Sabotage Free Parking for NHS Workers

A decision on a Liberal Democrat motion to encourage NHS Hospital Trusts in the county to provide free on-site parking for NHS staff at their workplace was delayed by reference to further committees after Conservative members of the county council decided to significantly amend the text.

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Secret Report Reveals How Stray Contract Went to Lancashire Firm

Several requests by a Liberal Democrat councillor have resulted in parts of a previously secret report being released for public scrutiny.

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Lib Dems Slam Tory Incompetence, Wasting £Millions of Public Money on Council Office “Vanity Project”

  • Council may have overspent by up to 55% on council office “vanity project”, £8million of taxpayer money.

  • Liberal Democrat councillors have consistently argued against the project from the very beginning.

  • Conservatives must now answer “serious questions” and explain whether they lied or have been incompetent.

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Lib Dems Campaign to Protect Conyngham Hall Grounds, Accusing Tories of Running a ‘Concrete Council’

Local Liberal Democrats have launched a campaign to protect Conyngham Hall grounds, after Conservative councillors announced it as a potential site for the new leisure centre. They cite the “need to protect green spaces and access to nature” and claim that this option will bring an “increased traffic congestion and pollution”.

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Lib Dems Push for Free NHS Staff Parking

The Liberal Democrat Group on North Yorkshire County Council have tabled a motion for the next council meeting on 22nd July calling on the council “to make known to all NHS Hospital Trusts in North Yorkshire that this council supports and encourages free on-site parking for NHS staff at their workplaces.”

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Over Two Hundred Residents Share What Saving Stray FM Means To Them

Over 200 residents have shared their "truly heart-warming" personal stories about what Stray FM means to them with the Liberal Democrats, as over 3,000 people have signed their petition to save it.

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Lib Dems Call for Greater Powers for Local Councils to Tackle Carbon Emissions

  • Harrogate district’s carbon emissions are falling too slowly to even reach net zero carbon by 2050.

  • Liberal Democrats call for more local powers to tackle congestion, invest in public transport, insulate homes, and create green jobs.

  • Lib Dems also call for a declaration of a Climate Emergency locally, committing to net zero carbon by 2030 — Conservatives have refused.

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