SCRAPPING a council house-building scheme in the west of York could waste more than £100,000 of public money, local politicians have warned.

The Labour group on City of York Council made the prediction after the newly-elected Conservative housing boss announced a temporary halt on plans for eight new flats on a site in Westfield to give more time for consultation with people nearby.

Reported by York Press. You can read the full story here. 

I am a journalist and author. I am a staff writer at the UK edition of WIRED magazine and in 2015 my book, Freedom of Information: A Practical Guide for UK Journalists, was published. I created FOI Directory in 2012.