Agenda item

Leader of the Council


(a)       Resignation of the Leader of the Council.

(b)       Election of Leader of the Council.


Following the resignation of Councillor Bill Dixon as Leader of the Council, consideration was given to the appointment of a new Leader of the Council.


RESOLVED - That Councillor Harker be appointed Leader of the Council.


NOTE: Following his appointment, Councillor Harker confirmed that Councillor McEwan would be appointed the Deputy Leader of the Council, and stated that he intended to undertake the work of the Leader’s Portfolio, alongside the Efficiency and Resources Portfolio, until the following Ordinary Meeting of the Council when he would confirm his appointments to the Cabinet Portfolios.