COMMENT: Dudley Council leadership change - the fight was over before it had really begun

If the debate over who runs Dudley Council last night had been a boxing match, amongst allegations of bullying, the fight would have been over before the echoes of the opening bell had faded.
A contest that promised to be a long, drawn out procedure was dramatically cut short as the borough’s only independent councillor switched her support from the ruling Conservatives to Labour .
So with the Conservatives on 35 seats and Labour on 36, Cllr Heather Roger’s one vote held the balance of power in the see-saw authority which has seen the leadership switch three times in 18 months.
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27 September 2018 in Regional West, Views: 26
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