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Liberal Democrats and CCH agree joint partnership to run Hart District Council

May 26, 2017 8:00 AM
By Andrew Burrell

Liberal Democrats and CCH agree joint partnership (Andrew Burrell)

The Liberal Democrats and Community Campaign Hart (CCH) have agreed a joint partnership to run Hart District Council.

Experienced local councillor Dave Neighbour from Yateley East has agreed to become Leader of the Council with immediate effect. His appointment was confirmed in a vote by councillors at the Annual Council Meeting yesterday (May 25th). Cllr Neighbour will appoint a Cabinet containing members from both parties in the next few days.

Cllr Dave Neighbour (Hart District Council)Newly-elected Leader of the Council, Dave Neighbour, said:

"I am humbled to have been elected as leader. Liberal Democrats will be working hard for the people of Hart to build a community that is prosperous and sustainable. In particular, this means working with all parties to get our Local Plan approved quickly so that Hart Council does not lose Government funding. I look forward to working with the new joint Liberal Democrat and CCH cabinet as we develop our programme to benefit the whole district."