New Chairman and Vice Chairman announced for Devon County Council
Posted on: 25 May 2017
A new Chairman and Vice Chairman has been announced by Devon County Council.
Outgoing Chairman, Andrew Moulding, handed the prestigious title to Willand and Uffculme’s County Councillor, Ray Radford.
And Cllr Richard Edgell, who represents the Chumleigh and Landkey division, replaces Rose Rowe as Vice Chairman.
Councillor Radford was elected to the County Council in 2001, and to Mid Devon District Council in 1994. He began his Council work as a member of Halberton Parish Council and was Chairman there for many years. He said:
“I’m very much looking forward too, to share the responsibilities with my Vice Chairman and colleague Richard Edgell.”
Councillor Edgell has been a Devon County Councillor since 2009. He has also been a North Devon District Councillor since 2003 and a member of the Exmoor National Park Authority for the last ten years.
“I am delighted to have been elected Vice Chairman and will do my best to support our new Chairman during our year of office, and to enhance the standing of the County Council.”
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