Richard Benyon welcomes new council leader

With the retirement of Gordon Lundie as Leader of West Berkshire Council, the ruling Conservative Group has elected Councillor Roger Croft to replace him.  On hearing the news Newbury MP, Richard Benyon said,

“I warmly congratulate Roger on his election to be Leader. He has the vision to see what is needed in the years ahead and the determination to carry forward the manifesto commitments on which the Conservatives were elected. On a personal level I find Roger really easy to work with and am looking forward to working with him and his team in the coming years”