Danny Myers

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Councillor - Clifton

I am proud to be elected as your Labour Councillor for Clifton. I live near the football ground and I am proud to call Clifton my home.

As an active member of our community, I am involved with resident groups, support local events and regularly attend coffee mornings.
The Labour movement has always been about community participation and this is at the heart of my politics. I am keen to listen to local people’s views and value the thoughts of all residents.

I was born in Wakefield and raised in the Hopetown area of the former mining town Normanton. I know how local and national policies can have an effect on ordinary people.

I started my working life at 16 and have a variety of different experiences, from working in shops, museums and the music industry. I have previously run a small business and continue to volunteer to help organise campaigns co-ordinated by the TUC.

High-quality public services and our NHS are incredibly important to me – I am so proud that the Labour Party created the NHS and I am determined to fight against the dismantling and privatisation of our health service - Only Labour can save the NHS.

I am a hard-working and passionate representative for our community, providing a strong voice for Clifton on York Council. In the Council Chamber, I speak out against austerity and contribute to every debate I can. I have proposed three motions that have been passed by Council; one to denounce the [Anti] Trade-Union Bill; one in favour of protecting local democratic procurement; and one to say that the Council should adopt the Unison Ethical Care Charter.

My committees include Economic Development and Transport policy; I also represent York on the North Yorkshire Fire Authority; and I attend the York Environment Forum.

When I get a chance, I enjoy watching the Minstermen at Bootham Crescent, playing my guitar and tending to the back yard!

Read our Clifton Blog

To follow our campaign for the people of Clifton please read our blog.

Contact Danny Myers

If you would like to contact Danny Myers then please use this
email link: cllr.dmyers@york.gov.uk

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