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Vikki Slade remains leader of BCP Council

The vote of no confidence in Cllr Vikki Slade’s leadership of BCP Council, which was put forward at last night’s council meeting, failed.

Cllr Vikki Slade
Cllr Vikki Slade

The motion was proposed by Cllr Drew Mellor and seconded by Cllr Philip Broadhead from the opposition Conservative group.

With 37 votes for the motion and 37 against, the casting vote was made by the chairman of BCP Council Cllr David Flagg.

Since the death of Cllr Colin Bungey in April, the ruling Unity Alliance – which is comprised of Liberal Democrats, Christchurch Independents, Poole People, Labour and other independents – has been in the minority with 35 councillors. The Conservatives have 36 councillors.

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