Ian Yuill

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

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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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Aberdeen school place application method changes

by Ian Yuill on 10 January, 2019

The method of applying for school places in Aberdeen has changed – it now needs to be done online.

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Aberdeen Bay wind farm cash available soon

by Ian Yuill on 8 January, 2019

The company which operates the Aberdeen Bay wind farm is to run a community benefit fund which is open to community groups across Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire.

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