Cllr Keith Aspden

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Title: NYFRS Authority Member

Representing:  North Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service

Party: Liberal Democrat

Political grouping: Liberal Democrat

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In 2003 Cllr Aspden became the youngest local councillor in the country. He became Leader of the Liberal Democrat Group in 2013, Deputy Leader of the Council in 2015 and Leader of City of York Council in 2019.

Keith previously served as a member of the LGA Fire Services Management Committee in 2011-2013. Keith is also an LGA member peer and since 2017 was appointed the Liberal Democrat Deputy Chair on FSMC and the Fire Commission.

In York he has been the Executive Member for Youth and Social Inclusion, and Economic Development and Community Engagement. He has a particular interest in education, having qualified as a secondary school teacher in 2004.