Paul James re-elected as leader of Gloucester City Council by Kate | Gloucester News Centre - http://gloucesternewscentre.co.uk/
The leadership team at Gloucester City Council has been re-elected.
At the Council’s Annual Meeting on Monday, Paul James was re-elected as Leader of the Council. Paul became Leader in 2007 and has been a councillor for 20 years.
Jennie Dallimore stays as his deputy and retains her Communities and Neighbourhoods portfolio.
The Council’s Cabinet remains unchanged, with the portfolios as follows:
Paul James – Leader and Regeneration and Economy
Jennie Dallimore – Deputy Leader and Communities and Neighbourhoods
Dave Norman – Performance and Resources
Colin Organ – Housing and Planning
Jim Porter – Environment
Lise Noakes – Culture and Leisure
The Conservatives retain an overall majority, after winning 22 out of 39 seats at the recent local elections.
Paul James said, “I am delighted to be re-elected Leader after 9 years in the role. My enthusiasm for the city and for the job is as great as it was on day one. We were re-elected with an ambitious programme for Gloucester and we will be energetic in our pursuit of delivering our contract with the electorate. I am fortunate to have a strong team behind me and we will be working hard to keep Gloucester on the up.”
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