Cornwall Council leader ousted

It's been a day of high drama and political intrigue in Cornwall today with the Council leader Alec Robertson ousted and four senior Councillors resigning. It follows a vote of no confidence in Mr Robertson over his plans to part privatise some public services.

The council is run jointly by the Conservatives and Independents. Today, at a fiery meeting in Truro, Mr Robertson got the push. From there, Kathy Wardle reports.

Advertisement

No Confidence In Leader

The Leader of Cornwall Council has lost a confidence vote.