Portsmouth councillor Mike Hancock quits cabinet post

Portsmouth City councillor Mike Hancock has quit his cabinet position in the Liberal Democrat led authority.

It comes hours before a meeting this evening that was due to see the Lib-Dem group vote on whether the councillor should keep his position.

Tonight's meeting will now decide who will take up the position.

Mike Hancock has quit his position as a Portsmouth City councillor Credit: ITV Meridian

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