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Powys council leader David Jones loses no confidence vote

The leader of Powys council has been ousted from his post after a vote of no confidence at a special meeting in Llandrindod Wells.

David Jones was toppled from his job as council leader by 40 votes to 32 by councillors on Friday.

Members have chosen former council chairman Barry Thomas as his successor.

The political unrest is set against a background of the authority looking to make £20m savings in its budget for the next financial year.

Charlotte Dubenskij reports.

Council leader loses confidence vote

  • 10 Jan 2014
  • From the section Wales
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