MP sets out stance on IPSA festive ruling

The Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (IPSA) have set out guidance for festive celebrations which can be claimed on MPs expenses.  The independent body has published guidance which states that MPs can use their discretion to claim for festive decorations for their office.  Further guidance sets out that food and drink for festive office events wouldContinue reading MP sets out stance on IPSA festive ruling

Have your say on how anti-social behaviour offenders make amends in North Yorkshire and York

Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner Zoë Metcalfe, in partnership with North Yorkshire Police, is consulting with the public on a new list of Community Remedy options – options that will provide victims of low-level crime and anti-social behaviour with a say in how offenders should be held to account.  The Community Remedy process supports theContinue reading “Have your say on how anti-social behaviour offenders make amends in North Yorkshire and York”

Hundreds of trees set to be planted as part of National Tree Planting Week

Later this month, Harrogate Borough Council is set to plant hundreds of trees as part of National Tree Planting Week. National Tree Week is the UK’s largest annual tree celebration. Each year, the country’s conservation sector, volunteer groups and tree-lovers come together to plant thousands of trees to mark the start of the annual treeContinue reading Hundreds of trees set to be planted as part of National Tree Planting Week