Alec Robertson quits Cornwall Council Conservative group

Alec Robertson Alec Robertson stepped down at a group meeting on Friday night

The former leader of Cornwall Council has stepped down as leader of the authority's Conservative group.

Alec Robertson was removed as leader of the Tory-Independent-led authority in October after a vote of no confidence.

The vote was held over the decision to push ahead with plans to part-privatise some key council services.

He stepped down at a group meeting on Friday night and has been replaced by Truro councillor Fiona Ferguson.

Ms Ferguson is one of the council's new cabinet members appointed by current leader Jim Currie.

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