Cllr Neil Bannister – the new Leader of Harborough District Council

The South Leicestershire Conservative Association is proud to announce that its Chairman, Cllr Neil Bannister has taken up the Leadership of Harborough District Council following a vote at the Council on the 12th October 2017.

Cllr Bannister, who represents the Dunton Ward at Harborough said, “It is an honour and a privilege to take on the role of Leader of Harborough District Council. I look forward to working closely with local communities, partners and colleagues to ensure a bright and prosperous future for everyone in the District. I’m aware the Council has some challenging times ahead and difficult decisions to make but I have every confidence in the skill and talent of our team that we will deliver the right result for the district”.

Cllr Bannister takes over from Cllr Blake Pain who had led the District for over 4 years. Cllr Bannister thanked Cllr Pain in his address to the Council on the 12th October for all the hard work and dedication put in by Cllr Pain.

South Leicestershire Conservative Association notes with pride it now has amongst its officers two leaders of local councils, acknowledging the Leadership role of the Deputy Chairman Cllr Terry Richardson at Blaby District Council.


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