North Yorkshire County Council

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North Yorkshire County Council
Arms of North Yorkshire County Council
Type
Type
Leadership
Chair of the Council
Cllr Jim Clark, Conservative
since 16th May 2019
Leader of the Council
Cllr Carl Les, Conservative
Chief executive
Richard Flinton
since 12th May 2010
Structure
Seats72 councillors
North Yorkshire County Council composition
Political groups
Executive
     Conservative (53)
Opposition
     Independent (10)
     Liberal Democrat (4)
     Labour (4)
     Yorkshire Party (1)
Length of term
4 years
Elections
First past the post
Last election
4 May 2017
Next election
6 May 2021
Meeting place
County Hall - geograph.org.uk - 1583476.jpg
County Hall
Northallerton
North Yorkshire
Website
www.northyorks.gov.uk

North Yorkshire County Council (NYCC) is the county council that governs the non-metropolitan county of North Yorkshire in England.

History[edit]

The council was formed in 1974 when North Riding County Council was abolished.[1] The council occupies County Hall at Northallerton.[2] As a County Council, it is a "top-tier" system that oversees the district councils but has the responsibility for social care, education and roads.[3]

Districts[edit]

The districts that come under NYCC are;

  1. Selby
  2. Borough of Harrogate
  3. Craven
  4. Richmondshire
  5. Hambleton
  6. Ryedale
  7. Borough of Scarborough

Politics[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Brown, Jonathan (27 May 2014). "Spinning Yarm: The referendum hoping to bring this picturesque". The Independent. Retrieved 15 August 2018.
  2. ^ Chrystal, Paul; Sunderland, Mark (2010). Northallerton through time. Stroud: Amberley. p. 18. ISBN 9781848681811.
  3. ^ "North Yorkshire County Council - Latest news updates, pictures, video, reaction - Teesside Live". www.gazettelive.co.uk. 7 August 2018. Retrieved 15 August 2018.

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