York Conservative Association

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York Conservative Association is a Conservative Association branch of the Conservative Party. York Conservatives are in York and serves an estimated population 198,800 as of 2009.[1]

York Conservative Association is made up of 2 Parliamentary Constituencies, York Outer CC, York Central BC and the City of York unitary authority of the United Kingdom. It is in the Yorkshire & Humber Conservative Party region[2]

Parliamentary Constituencies[edit]

York Outer is a county constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It elects one Member of Parliament (MP) by the first past the post system of election. In the General Election 2010 Conservative candidate Julian Sturdy was elected as Member of Parliament (MP) for York Outer CC.

York Central is a borough constituency which is represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It elects one Member of Parliament (MP) by the first past the post system of election. In the General Election 2010 Conservative candidate Susan Wade-Weeks was defeated as Member of Parliament (MP) for York Central BC.

Local Government Councillors[edit]

As a result of the 2011 local elections York Conservatives became the opposition party with 10 elected councillors[3] of the 47 councillors serving the 22 wards. The current councillors were elected to serve a 4-year term in the City of York Council.[4] The role the Conservative Councillors have taken for their term were launched.[5]

  • George Barton - Wheldrake Ward
  • Jenny Brooks - Derwent Ward
  • Paul Doughty - Strensall Ward
  • John Galvin - Bishopthorpe Ward
  • Ian Gillies - Rural West York Ward (Leader)
  • Paul Healey - Rural West York Ward
  • Tony Richardson - Haxby & Wiggington Ward
  • Chris Steward - Rural West Ward York
  • Joe Watt - Skelton, Rawcliffe & Clifton Without Ward
  • Helen Douglas - Clifton Ward

Association Officers[edit]

  • Chairman = Cllr Chris Steward
  • President = Jane Steward
  • Vice-President = Andrew Brooks
  • Deputy Chairman Membership = Bill Gambold
  • Deputy Chairman Politics = Stuart Rawlings
  • Treasurer = David Steward
  • Secretary = Bob Schofield
  • Online Content = Thom Wiseman

Campaigns[edit]

York Conservative Association gets behind local campaigns.

  • York 100 Apprenticeships in 100 Days[6]
  • Hagg Wood Wind Turbine
  • Save Our Children's Heart Ward

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 5 June 2011. Retrieved 9 June 2011. 
  2. ^ "Yorkshire Conservatives". Yoshire Conservatives. 
  3. ^ "York Conservative councillors". York Conservatives. 2011-05-11. Retrieved 2011-05-11. 
  4. ^ "City Of York Councillors". City Of York Council. 2011-05-06. Retrieved 2011-05-06. 
  5. ^ "Conservatives unveil their top team". York Press. 2011-05-20. Retrieved 2011-05-20. 
  6. ^ "Conservatives back York Apprenticeships Campaign". York Press. 2011-06-18. Retrieved 2011-06-18. 

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