ALDC Management Committee Elections

ALDC, the Association of Liberal Democrat Councillors, has announced it’s Management Committee for 2020-2022, following nominations from members. 

The new Chair of ALDC will be Councillor Prue Bray. Prue has been a Councillor on Wokingham Borough Council since 2000 as well as a Parish Councillor on Winnersh Parish since 1995. She takes over as Chair from Mayor Dave Hodgson, the elected Mayor of Bedford. Baroness Ros Scott of Needham Market has been re-elected as President of ALDC.

Councillor Bray said: “This is a particularly important time for ALDC and for Liberal Democrat local campaigners and councillors. We have made good progress in local elections in recent years and that needs to continue. ALDC is working hard to get more Liberal Democrat councillors elected and to help support our councillors make a positive difference in their local communities and on the Councils that we run.”

“We have a great team leading ALDC. I want to thank Mayor Dave Hodgson for leading the organisation so effectively through the challenges of the last four years.”

ALDC brings together almost 4,000 Liberal Democrat councillors and campaigners to provide advice, resources and training to build the Party’s local government campaigning and strength.

The new Committee will meet for the first time on 7 November 2020. The positions will be filled as below:

Officers

President
Baroness Ros Scott of Needham Market, Mid Suffolk

Chair
Councillor Prue Bray, Wokingham, Winnersh Parish

Vice-Chairs (2)
Katie Hall, Bath and North East Somerset
Councillor Anita Lower, Newcastle

Secretary
Simon Drage, Lambeth

Treasurer
Councillor Sarah Boad, Warwickshire, Leamington Spa Town

Members

English Representative
Councillor Paul Clark, North Hertfordshire

Scottish Representative
Councillor Ian Yuill, Aberdeen

Welsh Representative
Mike O’Carroll, Swansea

Ordinary Members (10)
Councillor Ade Adeyamo, Solihull
Councillor Victor Chamberlain, Southwark
Mayor Dave Hodgson, Bedford
Councillor Heather Kidd, Shropshire, Chirbury with Brompton Parish, Worthen with Shelve Parish
Councillor Tahir Maher, Wokingham
Ed Sainsbury, Basildon
Councillor Darryl Smalley, York
Councillor Jeanette Sunderland, Bradford
Councillor Helen Tamblyn-Saville, Bassetlaw
Councillor Chris White, Hertfordshire, St Albans


Comments
Paul Roberts says

Slightly worrying that there is not a single person from NW England on this Exec, though that's probably because no-one put themselves forward?

Jackie Charlton says

Glad to see all in place. Well done and keep up the good work.

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