Former leader wins top instructing job

PUBLISHED: 13:40 02 March 2007 | UPDATED: 22:37 28 May 2010

FORMER Fenland Council leader Alan Melton has won a top job instructing other local authorities on how they can improve. Cllr Melton is a Tory nomination to become a Lead Member Peer for the Government s Improvement and Development Agency. He will be one

FORMER Fenland Council leader Alan Melton has won a top job instructing other local authorities on how they can improve.

Cllr Melton is a Tory nomination to become a Lead Member Peer for the Government's Improvement and Development Agency.

He will be one of only four Conservatives out of a total of 14 councillors appointed to the post of ensuring councils comply with all aspects of their duties.

Council Leader Geoff Harper said: "Alan's appointment follows an extensive selection process and is based on his experience as a former leader of Fenland District Council and in recognition of his record in local government at all levels.


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