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The Chief Executive of Anglesey Council has welcomed the announcement that the Welsh Government will hand control back to councillors.
Five commissioners were appointed to turn around the failing authority in 2011.
The Welsh Government has announced the end of its intervention in the running of Anglesey Council.
Five commissioners were appointed to turn around the failing authority in 2011 - the first time a council in the UK had been taken over in this way.
Local Government Minister Lesley Griffiths made the announcement during a visit to the Council where she addressed a full meeting of councillors elected at the island’s recent election.
She said: "I am convinced the Council can now manage its own affairs without external intervention."
The Welsh Government’s intervention will formally end when the current direction expires on May 31st.
Anglesey Council is set to be taken out of special measures within the next three months, according to local government minister Carl Sargeant.
Commissioners were sent in to turn around the ailing authority in 2011.
The Labour AM today said the council had continued to make 'good progress' since last October when the commissioners' role was scaled back and councillors resumed day-to-day control.
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Anglesey council will not be fully returned to councillors' control until after elections next year.