The leader of Bristol City Council, Barbara Janke, announces she is to step down.
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Barbara Janke 'sad' to give up Bristol City Council leadership

The leader of Bristol City Council, Barbara Janke, has announced she is to step down as council leader and as leader of the Liberal Democrat group.

Ms Janke said she made the "sad" decision as she approached her 65th birthday.

She said it was an "enormous privilege" to serve as council leader in 2003-2004, 2005-2007 and from 2009 to the present.

  • 26 Apr 2012