Political change at Dudley Council amid allegations of bullying

The leadership of Dudley Council changed dramatically last night as the borough’s only independent councillor switched her support to Labour - ousting the Conservative administration.
Cllr Heather Rogers, ward member for Norton, backed a motion to elect Labour’s Peter Lowe as leader of the council, citing allegations of bullying in the Conservative Party as the motivation for her move.
Her crucial vote at the extraordinary council meeting was the key to power on the authority which the Conservatives had run on a razor-thin majority.
Speaking early in the debate, she said: “Tonight we have a... read more

 
27 September 2018 in Regional West, Views: 25
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