PEOPLE

  • Cllr Rebecca Burnett

    cabinet member for Planning and Sustainable Transport

    Harrogate Borough Council

    Rebecca studied Economics with Economic History at the University of York and works as a recruitment consultant in the veterinary sector. She was elected to represent the Rossett Ward on Harrogate Borough Council in May 2014 and soon asked to join the Cabinet of the council as member for Sustainable Transport and and then additionally the Planning brief. Rebecca’s priorities for the council and the district are to promote the sustainable development of housing and employment facilities to meet local needs, and to improve the viability of sustainable transport modes as alternatives to car travel, in a move to reduce congestion and air pollution.

DEBATING MATTERS HISTORY

Qualifying Round: North Yorkshire 2016/17

DEBATE: Historical monuments

UPCOMING EVENTS

Thursday 27 June:
Oxfordshire Championship at Oxford Union, in partnership with Magdalen College School and Oxford Festival of Arts

Friday 5 July:
North East Championship at Durham Sixth Form Centre



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