Tories Lose Control of Winchester Council

22
January
2014

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Tories lose control of Winchester Council – Derek Green and Jamie Scott have today resigned from the Conservative Group and joined the Liberal Democrat Group.



Cllrs Green and Scott both represent the St Luke ward in Winchester.

Tories Lose Control of Winchester Council – new makeup

This means that the membership of the Council has changed from:

29 Conservatives, 25 Liberal Democrats, 2 Labour and 1 Independent

to

27 Conservatives, 27 Liberal Democrats, 2 Labour and 1 Independent

This is a change from a Conservative administration with an overall majority of 1 to a minority Conservative administration with no overall control.

The Liberal Democrats have requested a review of committee memberships to reflect the new political balance. This will take place at the Council meeting on Thursday 20 February.

Winchester City Council website