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Handing over the chains

UDC appoints Cllr Driscoll as Chair for 2023/24

Uttlesford District Council has elected a new Chair for 2023/24 following the Annual Council meeting on Tuesday 23 May.

Cllr Geof Driscoll, who was Vice-Chair last year, replaces Cllr Heather Asker who served as Chair in 2022/23. Cllr Asker was presented with a past Chair's medal and was thanked for her services during the year.

Cllr Martin Foley was sworn in as the council's Vice-Chair.

Speaking about his new role, Cllr Driscoll said: "It is a huge privilege to be elected as Chair of this Council and I would like to thank my fellow councillors for trusting me with taking on this role. I hope to be able to carry on the good work of those who have previously held the position and look forward to helping and supporting the district's residents throughout the year."

The Chair's charities will be chosen in due course.

26 May 2023