Kay Mayor announced as new chairman of Fenland District Council

Fenland District Council’s new chairman, Cllr Kay Mayor (right), receives the chain of office from o

Fenland District Council’s new chairman, Cllr Kay Mayor (right), receives the chain of office from outgoing chairman, Cllr Carol Cox. PHOTO: Fenland District Council - Credit: Archant

Fenland District Council has announced its new chairman for 2017/18.

At its annual meeting on Thursday May 11, Cllr Kay Mayor received the chains of office from outgoing chairman Cllr Carol Cox.

Welcoming her appointment, Cllr Mayor said: “I am very conscious of the honour that has been bestowed upon me following in the footsteps of previous chairmen identified in the photographs around the council chamber.

“I will endeavour to uphold the traditions and good practices of the Council and do my best to ensure that the good representation and reputation of Fenland District Council continues around Fenland and the surrounding area.”

The former Whittlesey mayor has chosen Macmillan Cancer Support as her nominated charity for the two years of office.

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Cllr Cox said: “I would like to thank all members who voted for me, thus giving me the opportunity of representing Fenland as its chairman. It has been a great privilege and I have met some very interesting people and been invited to a myriad of places.

“I have had incredible support from officers and member services and of course my vice-chairman Kay Mayor. I wish her my support and best wishes on what will be an incredible experience.”

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Cllr David Hodgson was announced vice-chairman.

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