Durham County Council elects its youngest chairman

A 27-year-old who was born and raised in County Durham has become the youngest person to be elected as chairman of the area’s local authority.

Councillor Katie Corrigan was officially installed as chairman at Durham County Council’s annual meeting on Wednesday and is the youngest elected member to hold the office in the council’s 120-year history.

She will be supported in her duties over the coming year by Cllr Ossie Johnson, who will serve as...
source: The Northern Echo

2019-05-22 14:26
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