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 today (6th February) proposed investing £300,000 of Common Good funds in enhancing Hazlehead Park and the area around it. Their moved came at the annual budget setting meeting of Aberdeen City Council. The Liberal Democrats also proposed investing a home safety initiative and in refurbishing play parks across Aberdeen. Liberal Democrat […]

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At today’s (6th February) budget setting meeting of Aberdeen City Council the Liberal Democrats, as part of their balanced budget proposals, urged additional investment in education and repairing Aberdeen’s crumbling roads and pavements. Liberal Democrat Group Leader Councillor Ian Yuill said “We believe investing in our children’s education is vital and proposed giving an extra […]

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Liberal Democrat councillor Ian Yuill has revealed that Councillor Willie Young, the new Labour Finance Convener of Aberdeen City Council, appears to be unable to add up.  Ian Yuill said “Councillor Young has claimed that Aberdeen City Council’s Labour / Conservative / Independent coalition is paying senior councillors £4,000 less in total than the previous […]

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Liberal Democrat councillor Ian Yuill has challenged the new Labour Leader of Aberdeen City Council over his Labour / Conservative / Independent administration’s apparent decision to effectively award committee Conveners and Vice Conveners a pay rise. The salaries that Councillor Crockett proposed should be paid at today’s statutory meeting of Aberdeen City Council did not […]

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Aberdeen City Council’s Enterprise, Planning and Infrastructure Committee today (Tuesday 13th September) agreed the details of how an extra £1 million would be spent on road and pavement repairs. Councillor Ian Yuill, who first proposed the council invest an extra £1 million on road and pavement repairs, said “This is great news for people across […]

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The City Council meeting on 30th June appointed me Vice Convener of the Finance & Resources Committee. This promises to be a challenging role at a time when public finances are under the most pressure for decades. The council’s priority must be to provided the best possible services within its limited finaicial resources.

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