|Kathy Pearce- re-elected Group Leader|
Whilst the group is still not strong enough to achieve a controlling influence on the Council it remains the main opposition Group and will therefore nominate Leader of opposition, Shadow portfolio holders and increase it's representation on committees.
The Liberal Democrats, whose number fell to 2 , are now considering operating as a stand alone group or attempting to make an arrangement with the 2 Liberal Independents who may form a seperate 2 man group or combine to form a mighty liberal bloc of 4.
|Mick Lerry -newly elected Chairman|
MIKE LERRY was elected Chairman of the group with BRIAN SMEDLEY as secretary ALEC GLASSFORD as treasurer and STEVE AUSTEN as group Whip.
Shadow portfolios and committee places were elected and allocated and will be announced at Annual Council on May 18th.
Bridgwater Town Labour Group has re-elected JOHN TURNER as Chairman .