New Council Leader at Cornwall Council

Councillor Jim Currie has been elected to replace former council Leader Alec Robertson. He won a vote against Neil Burden with a majority of 49 votes to 46.

It comes just a week after Councillor Currie resigned as deputy leader. Following the vote, four councillors resigned from their cabinet posts citing they couldn't serve under Councillor Currie.

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No Confidence In Leader

The Leader of Cornwall Council has lost a confidence vote.