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Leader of Burntwood Town Council steps down from the role

The leader of Burntwood Town Council has stepped down from her role.

Cllr Norma Bacon

Cllr Norma Bacon

Cllr Norma Bacon only took up the post in June but has now resigned as leader of the controlling Conservative group for “personal reasons”.

Her appointment as leader came just weeks after she was controversially voted onto the council by members after Labour claimed an agreement had been made for one of their representatives to be co-opted instead.

She then outlined plans for a gallery of images of civic leaders to be installed – a move which was eventually rejected by her colleagues.

Cllr Heather Tranter, Burntwood Town Council’s deputy leader, will lead the authority until a permanent replacement is appointed.

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  1. Steve Norman

    3rd October, 2017 at 1:11 pm

    I’m not saying anything. Their Group need to sort themselves out – for the sake of Burntwood.

  2. Voice of reason

    3rd October, 2017 at 1:47 pm

    Burntwood needs a Labour council. Out with the self serving tory has beens!

  3. Nero

    3rd October, 2017 at 3:03 pm

    Isn’t this amazing…

    Became leader with 0 votes, her idiot colleagues selected her as their leader, she tried to pass ideas of a stupid £1000 notice board/pictures and has now stepped back. I understand there are issues that may warrant time off from duties but this woman is on thin ice.

    Voice of reason: Can I ask why Labour ?

  4. John Griffin

    3rd October, 2017 at 8:16 pm

    The candidates live in Burntwood is one advantage……..