Independent Group 5, Liberal Party 5, Independents for Ryedale 3, Ryedale First Independents 3, Independent allied with the Liberal Democrats 1. Rural north Yorkshire district, covering most of the North York Moors. Few large towns: Pickering and Malton in the south, Kirkbymoorside in the north.
The Secretary of State intends to abolish the council and incorporate it into a unitary North Yorkshire council. The Liberal Party held Cropton at a byelection on 18 November.
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