Tuesday, 21 May 2013

Cambridgeshire County Council Liberal Democrats Elect New Front-Line Team

Cambridgeshire Liberal Democrats have named their front-line team for the coming year including several new faces.

Maurice Leeke takes over from Kilian Bourke as leader with Lucy Nethsingha continuing as deputy leader.

Newcomer Ed Cearns, who takes his seat on Cambridgeshire County Council for Cambridge’s Market ward following the recent elections, will be spokesperson for Localism, Climate Change and Social Justice.

Another newcomer, Amanda Taylor, elected in Cambridge’s Queen Edith’s ward, will share the Resources portfolio with Ian Manning.

Peter Downes continues as the spokesperson for Education and Children and Young People and Susan van de Ven continues in the Transport role.

David Jenkins will be spokesperson for Planning, Environment and Enterprise.

Cllr Leeke said: “We have a first-class front-line team bring together a wealth of experience and expertise in their various roles and as a whole.

“This is a very interesting time for Cambridgeshire County Council and we will continue to fight to make sure this council makes the right decisions in terms of value for money, efficiency and sustainability for the people of Cambridgeshire.”