York Labour Party News

We’re delighted to say that our campaign to restore the full service of Citizens Advice York has proved successful. Yesterday, Councillor Neil Barnes presented the 1770-signature petition to restore the full service of Citizens Advice York to the Executive Member for Adult Social Care and Health. The Executive Member agreed to provide six months of financial support, temporarily restoring the full four-day-a-week advice service.

Citizens Advice Petition Success!

We’re delighted to say that our campaign to restore the full service of Citizens Advice York has proved successful. Yesterday, Councillor Neil Barnes presented the 1770-signature petition to restore the... Read more

Labour councillors in York are calling on the public to have its say on plans by North Yorkshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) to take over the running of the county’s Fire Service.

Labour calls for public say on fire service merger plans

Labour councillors in York are calling on the public to have its say on plans by North Yorkshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) to take over the running of the... Read more

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It's great to see the Bus Stop arrive in Clifton and prove to be a big hit with youngsters and families. We went down to see how it settled in on Kingsway North for two days over the Bank Holiday weekend. Plenty of fun and games and things to do for all, from painting, crafts, games and video games.

Bus Stop Fun at Kingsway North

It's great to see the Bus Stop arrive in Clifton and prove to be a big hit with youngsters and families. We went down to see how it settled in... Read more

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A busy street stall this Saturday on Burton Stone Lane with Rachael Maskell MP for York Central talking to Clifton residents about the Citizens Advice campaign that has seen the advice sessions in York city-centre reduced to two days per week.

Busy Street Stall on Burton Stone Lane

A busy street stall this Saturday on Burton Stone Lane with Rachael Maskell MP for York Central talking to Clifton residents about the Citizens Advice campaign that has seen the... Read more

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Labour Group Leader Coun. Janet Looker has announced that Coun. Dafydd Williams will return to frontline politics after being appointed to the shadow transport brief for Labour.

Dafydd Williams takes shadow transport brief

Labour Group Leader Coun. Janet Looker has announced that Coun. Dafydd Williams will return to frontline politics after being appointed to the shadow transport brief for Labour. Read more

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Another cracking team was out yesterday evening collecting signatures for our Citizens Advice Petition.

Cracking team out in Acomb

Another cracking team was out yesterday evening collecting signatures for our Citizens Advice Petition. Read more

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It's good to see the hedges finally cut back at the bottom of Westminster Road leading to Paddy's Field. If you let us know of any issues you want us to take up and get sorted, please get in touch using the details below.

Hedges cut back at Westminster Road

It's good to see the hedges finally cut back at the bottom of Westminster Road leading to Paddy's Field. If you let us know of any issues you want us... Read more

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This week we were out on Water Lane and Kingsway North with Rachael Maskell MP for York Central, speaking to residents about our campaigning work to save the full service of Citizens Advice York.

In Clifton to save the full service of Citizens Advice York

This week we were out on Water Lane and Kingsway North with Rachael Maskell MP for York Central, speaking to residents about our campaigning work to save the full service... Read more

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We were out with residents on Friday to start what hopefully will become a more regular gathering of local residents around Shipton St and those that remember the Shipton St School.

At the Smarty Party

We were out with residents on Friday to start what hopefully will become a more regular gathering of local residents around Shipton St and those that remember the Shipton St... Read more

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The Transport Secretary, following the rise of Parliament, has made it known that he will scrap the electrification of the TransPennine route, otherwise known as HS3. York passengers would have gained from the electrification project which would have improved journey times to Leeds, Huddersfield, Manchester and Liverpool and as a result increased capacity on the trains which are frequently overcrowded.

Tories Scrap Rail Electrification Plans

The Transport Secretary, following the rise of Parliament, has made it known that he will scrap the electrification of the TransPennine route, otherwise known as HS3. York passengers would have... Read more

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Labour’s recently elected councillor for Micklegate ward, Jonny Crawshaw, has scooped a national award for his campaigning work on education.

York Labour councillor picks up national award

Labour’s recently elected councillor for Micklegate ward, Jonny Crawshaw, has scooped a national award for his campaigning work on education. Read more

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Labour plans to see the council support Citizens Advice York (CAY) to return from two to four days of advice sessions are gaining support through an online petition, as councillors prepare to debate a motion on the same issue tomorrow (20th).

Labour presses for return of advice sessions

Labour plans to see the council support Citizens Advice York (CAY) to return from two to four days of advice sessions are gaining support through an online petition, as councillors... Read more

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City of York Council is now consulting with residents regarding the upgrade of Scarborough Bridge. As your Ward Councillors, we have been very vocal on this topic. At each meeting that Scarborough Bridge has been on the agenda and in our surgeries and coffee mornings, we have spoken in support of improving the current footbridge.

Consultation on Scarborough Bridge

City of York Council is now consulting with residents regarding the upgrade of Scarborough Bridge. As your Ward Councillors, we have been very vocal on this topic. At each meeting... Read more

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Rachael Maskell MP for York Central was named as the ‘Best Parliamentary Species Champion’ due to the work she has done to promote York’s unique Tansy Beetle, the species allocated to her by Buglife, the charity devoted to the conservation of all invertebrates.

RACHAEL MASKELL MP – PARLIAMENT’S BEST SPECIES CHAMPION

Rachael Maskell MP for York Central was named as the ‘Best Parliamentary Species Champion’ due to the work she has done to promote York’s unique Tansy Beetle, the species allocated... Read more

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Yesterday, marked the State Opening of Parliament and the formal start of Parliament with the Queen’s Speech, which sets out the Government’s agenda in 2017-18. York Central MP, Rachael Maskell wasted no time in speaking up for York residents, by contributing to the Queens Speech debate at 21:44 yesterday.

Rachael Maskell

  Yesterday, marked the State Opening of Parliament and the formal start of Parliament with the Queen’s Speech, which sets out the Government’s agenda in 2017-18. York Central MP, Rachael... Read more

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Smashing door knocking session for Rachael Maskell and York Labour Party on Burton Stone Lane tonight. Thank you all for your fantastic support! #VoteLabour

Campaigning on Burton Stone Lane

Smashing door knocking session for Rachael Maskell and York Labour Party on Burton Stone Lane tonight. Thank you all for your fantastic support! #VoteLabour Read more

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We put some of your questions to Jonny Crawshaw, our candidate for the Micklegate by-election on 8 June. Here's his answers...

Q&A with Jonny Crawshaw

  We put some of your questions to Jonny Crawshaw, our candidate for the Micklegate by-election on 8 June. Here's his answers... Read more

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Rachael Maskell, working hard for all of us

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Back out on the sunny streets of Clifton with Rachael Maskell - taking our message of hope and country that works For the Many, Not the Few.

The Sun Always Shines On Clifton Labour

Back out on the sunny streets of Clifton with Rachael Maskell - taking our message of hope and country that works For the Many, Not the Few. Read more

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Michael Pavlovic, a 53-year-old former probation officer, has been chosen by York Labour Party to fight the by-election in Hull Road ward on 8 June.

Michael Pavlovic selected for Hull Road

Michael Pavlovic, a 53-year-old former probation officer, has been chosen by York Labour Party to fight the by-election in Hull Road ward on 8 June. Read more

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The Labour Party has chosen one of its youngest candidates – 21-year-old Luke Charters-Reid – to fight the Tory-held York Outer seat.

Luke Charters-Reid selected for York Outer

The Labour Party has chosen one of its youngest candidates – 21-year-old Luke Charters-Reid – to fight the Tory-held York Outer seat. Read more

Richard Burgon joins the campaign in York.JPGRichard Burgon, Shadow Lord Chancellor and Labour candidate for Leeds East constituency, joined Rachael Maskell, Jonny Crawshaw and other local Labour activists yesterday.

Richard Burgon joins the campaign in York

Richard Burgon, Shadow Lord Chancellor and Labour candidate for Leeds East constituency, joined Rachael Maskell, Jonny Crawshaw and other local Labour activists yesterday. Read more

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Getting out and about in Clifton, a snap election has been called by the Tories. We would like to thank all residents in Clifton for giving us such a warm welcome on the doors this evening. #VoteLabour

Hitting the streets of Clifton

Getting out and about in Clifton, a snap election has been called by the Tories. We would like to thank all residents in Clifton for giving us such a warm... Read more

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Labour councillor for Hull Road ward, David Levene, has confirmed he will stand down from the council and trigger a by-election on the same day as the General Election.

Labour’s David Levene stands down

Labour councillor for Hull Road ward, David Levene, has confirmed he will stand down from the council and trigger a by-election on the same day as the General Election. Read more

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Clifton Labour out in force & coming to a door near you! We will knock on every door in Clifton to listen to you and share our positive vision for the future - Thank you residents! Strong support for the fantastic Rachael Maskell #VoteLabour

Clifton Labour out in force

Clifton Labour out in force & coming to a door near you! We will knock on every door in Clifton to listen to you and share our positive vision for... Read more

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