Former Leicester County Council leader quits Tories

Former Leicestershire County Council leader David Parsons
Former Leicestershire County Council leader David Parsons Credit: ITV Central

The former leader of Leicestershire County Council has resigned from the Conservative Group.

David Parsons was due to attend a group meeting today discussing a report investigating whether he had broken rules over European travel expenses. He stepped down as authority leader earlier this year.

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Former Council Leader Quits Tories

The former leader of Leicestershire County Council David Parsons has stepped down from the Conservative Group amid allegations he has broken rules over European travel expenses.