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Breaking: Cllr David Lee to step down as leader of Wokingham Borough Council

Published: 23 May 2014 15:000 comments

THE leader of Wokingham Council has announced he is stepping down from the post after being re-elected at the local elections today.

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Conservative councillor David Lee, who has been leader for the past six years, was re-elected for Norreys Ward with more than 1,000 votes.

He confirmed that he would now be stepping down as leader, but would continue to represent Norreys.

He said: "I think the six years have been good. I've been proud to be leader of the council.

"It's been very demanding, but I have every confidence in whoever they pick as the new leader."

The decision will be made in the coming month, Cllr Lee added.

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