RAF Paint Job: What a Waste of Money

Local Liberal Democrats are appalled at the news that the Prime Minister is considering the expenditure of nearly £1m on a new paint job for the prime ministerial RAF aircraft.

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Local Liberal Democrats Call For Citizens’ Assembly To Address Climate Emergency

Liberal Democrat councillor Pat Marsh has written to Harrogate Borough Council to renew calls for a declaration of a Climate Emergency and to request the establishment of a Citizens’ Assembly.

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Support Needed To Protect Local Workers And Prevent Unemployment in Harrogate & Knaresborough

  • 12,700 in Harrogate & Knaresborough benefitted from job retention scheme.

  • Further 3,700 receiving financial support through Self-Employment Income Support Scheme, following Liberal Democrat campaign.

  • Scheme must be expanded and extended to prevent mass unemployment, say Lib Dems.

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Government Must Prevent Disadvantaged Pupils Falling Behind Due To COVID-19

Primary schools are now not expected to reopen to all pupils this academic year, leaving the Government with serious questions to answer.

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We should support local journalism and save Stray FM

At a time when we are getting used to strange things happening, there is one event that sticks in my mind.

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Lib Dems Criticise “Ill-Thought-Out” Decision to Open Schools Without Proper Support

The Liberal Democrats have criticised the Government’s “ill-thought-out” decision to reopen schools amidst the COVID-19 crisis, as new statistics from a National Education Union survey show that a large proportion of primary schools in Yorkshire & The Humber remain open only to children of key workers.

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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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