Ian Yuill

Liberal Democrat councillor for Mannofield, Airyhall, Braeside, Broomhill, Garthdee, Kaimhill and Ruthrieston Learn more

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Aberdeen’s Liberal Democrat councillors have stepped up their campaign against the introduction of a Garden Tax – a charge for emptying garden waste from residents’ brown wheelie bins – by challenging the council  to answer 23 separate questions about the new tax.

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World Autism Awareness Week 1st – 7th April

by Ian Yuill on 28 March, 2019

World Autism Awareness Week 2019 is taking place between 1st and 7th April. With World Autism Awareness Day also falling in the same week on Tuesday 2nd April, there is a large focus on the condition. The aim is to make the week bigger and better than ever with the intention help create a society […]

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Council slashes road and pavement repairs budgets

by Ian Yuill on 14 March, 2019

At the council’s budget-setting meeting last Tuesday, the Conservative, Labour and Independent councillors who control the city council slashed over half a million pounds from road and pavement repairs and maintenance budgets.

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Garden Tax outrage prompts council statement

by Ian Yuill on 8 March, 2019

I have been contacted by many people angry at the council’s decision to impose a £30 Garden Tax to collect garden waste from people’s brown bins.

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Conservative, Labour and SNP vote for Garden Tax

by Ian Yuill on 8 March, 2019

Conservative, Labour and SNP councillors all voted earlier this week to impose a Garden Tax, an annual charge for collecting garden and other “green waste” from people’s brown bins.

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At Aberdeen City Council’s budget meeting today (5th March), Aberdeen’s Liberal Democrat councillors proposed protecting the city’s libraries, repairing crumbling roads and pavements and protecting community centres and community facilities.

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City Council faces £45 million budget gap

by Ian Yuill on 2 March, 2019

Aberdeen City Council is holding its annual budget setting meeting on Tuesday 5th March. Savings, cuts and additional income of around £45 million will be needed to produce a balanced revenue budget for 2019/20. The council will also be setting its capital, housing and Common Good budgets at this meeting.

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The Scottish Government is carrying out a consultation on the use and regulation of fireworks.

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Happy Chinese New Year!

by Ian Yuill on 5 February, 2019

I’m very pleased to wish a Happy New Year to the Chinese community in Aberdeen and beyond.

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Aberdeen’s Liberal Democrat councillors have called on the City Council to publish as much of the information in the council’s budget information pack as possible.

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