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BREAKING - Axe falls on Tory leader of East Staffordshire Borough Council

By Burton Mail  |  Posted: February 24, 2014

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EAST Staffordshire Borough Council came under a new leader tonight as Councillor Richard Grosvenor was toppled by his colleagues.

Members of the authority voted in favour of replacing the former leader with Labour’s Councillor Julian Mott after a lengthy debate.

Labour members were supported by the so-called Tory rebels, who defected from the party last year, prompting cries from Tory members that this was a ‘kick in the teeth for democracy’.

 

Read the full story in the Mail tomorrow.

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