'This was not a coup' - York council leader ousted by fellow Conservatives after no confidence vote

The leader of City of York Council is set to be replaced after being ousted from the top position within his local Conservative group.
Coun David Carr was asked to step down as leader of the City of York Conservative Group, with former Lord Mayor Ian Gillies taking over, after a vote of no confidence against him.
Coun Gillies, who has previously led the York Conservatives himself, is currently the authority's executive member for transport and planning.
When approached by The Yorkshire Post today, he confirmed that Coun Carr had been asked to step down and that he had taken over.
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