Local democracy during coronavirus

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Your Councillors

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

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