Local Councillors

Councillor Tony Duff


 A. Duff LR

Party: Conservative Group

Ward: Leyburn
(including the Parishes Harmby and Leyburn)
Other Councillors representing this Ward:


Contact Information
The Mill
Constable Burton
North Yorkshire
Tel: (01677) 450 090
Mobile: (07783) 796 917
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Committee Appointments
Corporate Board Spokesperson for Operational Services 
Outside Body Appointments
North Yorkshire Forum for Older People
Richmondshire Volunteer Centre Management Committee
York and North Yorkshire Waste Partnership
Term of Office
3 May 2007 -
Ward Surgeries
I do not hold surgeries, but I do attend the Leyburn Town Council and Harmby Parish Council meetings. I am currently involved with the Town Council and Leyburn Business Association in promoting regeneration of Leyburn. I respond immediately if anyone telephones or has written for assistance.
Register of Interests
Personal Profile

I represent the parishes of Leyburn and Harmby.  Leyburn is a market town in the middle of Wensleydale with a population of around 1800.  Leyburn has a Friday market, a cattle market, many shops and some light engineering as well as an Industrial Estate.  Harmby is a small linear village approximately half a mile from Leyburn with a population c320.  It is an active village with a playground and sports field.

Personal Background

I was in the Army for 19 years, rising to the rank of Major.  I served in Germany, Aden, Persian Gulf, Malaya, Brunei, Sarawak and France.  Since leaving the Army I lived at Burneston for 26 years before I moved to Constable Burton 4 years ago.  I've worked as a financial advisor for many years and I have 3 children and 3 grandchildren.

Council Background

I was elected in May 2007.  There are a large number of meetings to attend, especially Scrutiny.  The workload varies considerably but can occupy at least two evenings a week together with daytime meetings.


I enjoy hunting and am a Committee member of the West of Yore Hunt.  I go shooting about a dozen days during the season and I am a keen salmon fisherman.  I'm active in local politics in addition to Richmondshire District Council, I am also the Vice-Chairman of the Hunton Moor Branch of Richmond Conservative Association.





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Contact Us

Richmondshire District Council
Mercury House
Station Road
North Yorkshire
DL10 4JX

Phone: 01748 829100
Fax: 01748 826186
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