Our constituency is one of the largest geographical areas in England, stretching fifty miles from Filey on the East coast to the market town of Thirsk, and from the North York Moors to the Yorkshire Wolds.
In addition to the austerity, and the employment problems facing most parts of the country, we face the imminent threat of our beautiful rural area being turned into an industrial landscape by large scale fracking.
Labour seeks residents views for manifesto policies.
As I am sure you are all aware, we have the district council elections coming up next May. Thirsk and