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Your Councillors by Ward

There are 47 seats on the Council:

Lib Dem 21
Labour 17
Green 3
Conservative 2
York Independent Group 2
Independent 2


Leader of the Lib Dem Group: Councillor Keith Aspden
Leader of the Labour Group: Councillor Claire Douglas
Leader of the Green Group: Councillor Andy D’Agorne
Leader of the Conservative Group: Councillor Paul Doughty
Leader of the York Independent Group: Councillor David Carr
The Rt. Hon. The Lord Mayor: Councillor David Carr

Portfolio Holders
Portfolio Executive Member
Environment and Climate Change Councillor Paula Widdowson
Adult Social Care & Public Health Councillor Carol Runciman
Children, Young People and Education Councillor Andrew Waller
Culture, Leisure and Communities Councillor Darryl Smalley
Finance and Major Projects Councillor Nigel Ayre
Economy and Strategic Planning Councillor Ashley Mason
Housing and Safer Neighbourhoods Councillor Denise Craghill
Deputy Leader and Transport Councillor Andy D'Agorne
Leader inc. Policy, Strategy and Partnerships Councillor Keith Aspden

More Information about your Councillor

 Acomb Ward

 Bishopthorpe Ward

 Clifton Ward

 Copmanthorpe Ward

  • Councillor David Carr

    Copmanthorpe Ward

    York Independents

    Lord Mayor of York and Leader of York Independent Group

 Dringhouses and Woodthorpe Ward

 Fishergate Ward

 Fulford and Heslington Ward

  • Councillor Keith Aspden

    Fulford and Heslington Ward

    Liberal Democrats

    Leader of the Council- Policy, Strategy and Partnerships

 Guildhall Ward

 Haxby and Wigginton Ward

 Heworth Ward

 Heworth Without Ward

  • Councillor Nigel Ayre

    Heworth Without Ward

    Liberal Democrats

    Executive Member for Finance and Major Projects

 Holgate Ward

 Hull Road Ward

 Huntington and New Earswick Ward

 Micklegate Ward

 Osbaldwick and Derwent Ward

 Rawcliffe and Clifton Without

 Rural West York Ward

 Strensall Ward

 Westfield Ward

 Wheldrake Ward


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