Helen Holland turns down Deputy Bristol Mayor role

The former leader of Bristol City Council has turned down an offer to become Deputy Bristol Mayor. George Ferguson said on twitter it was because of 'family reasons' and he wished the Labour councillor his 'very best'.

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I'd v friendly discussion with Helen Holland. Good family reasons why Deputy #BristolMayor would be difficult. She has my very best wishes.

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