Yorkshire and Humber Liberal Democrats back call for NHS local accountability

On 4th November, after a lively debate, the Yorkshire and Humber Liberal Democrats overwhelmingly backed a motion from Richmond LibDems for local accountability for the NHS. Richmondshire Branch Chair, Philip Knowles, said that decisions affecting patients in North Yorkshire are increasingly made by organisations outside the County and without any accountability to the people or their elected … Continue reading Yorkshire and Humber Liberal Democrats back call for NHS local accountability

CCG Board votes to close Wards 14 & 15

The Hambleton, Richmondshire and Whitby CCG agreed yesterday to close Wards 14 & 15 at The Friarage and 'decant' the patients to Bishop Auckland, Darlington and Middlesbrough. In the presentation yesterday, they said that 65% of the respondents supported the closure totally ignoring the 347 people who signed our petition against the closure. We may … Continue reading CCG Board votes to close Wards 14 & 15

Brexit is the “single stupidest thing any country has ever done”

Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire media mogul who employs 4,000 people in the UK, says Brexit is the “single stupidest thing any country has ever done” apart from electing Donald Trump as President. He also said, “It is really hard to understand why a country that was doing so well wanted to ruin it. It was not … Continue reading Brexit is the “single stupidest thing any country has ever done”