By Tony Walley.
Pits’n'Pots can tonight exclusively reveal that the City Independent Group have voted unanimously for Brian Ward to be their Council Leader candidate.
AT the group AGM tonight Brian received 10 votesÃ‚ out of the 14 councillors in attendance.
The other Independent candidate Ann James received 4 votes.
Brian will become the group leader with immediate effect.
Cllr Terry Follows will become the City Independent Group’s Deputy Leader.
We will bring you a comprehensive audio interview with Brian on Wednesday when he will share his vision for our city should he become the Council Leader.
Alan Rigby decided not to stand.