Chairman of Lincolnshire County Council
County councillor William Webb was elected the new Chairman for Lincolnshire County Council on 15 May, with Cllr Trollope-Bellew elected as his deputy.
Cllr Webb represents Holbeach Rural and lives in Gedney.
After serving for 14 years on the county council and being an Executive member for 10 years, Cllr Webb is very much looking forward to his year in office.
He said he is very interested in economic development and through his new role hopes to help promote business in the county and support further employment in the area.
As chairman, he will be raising money and supporting his chosen charities, the Lincolnshire Rural Support Network and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.
Before accepting the role of chairman, Cllr Webb was Vice-Chairman to the outgoing Chairman, Cllr Bill Aron.
Cllr Webb said: “I am greatly looking forward to serving as chairman and having the chance to meet people and organisations throughout Lincolnshire’s communities.
“I’m very keen to promote the county and its virtues, with the aim of making Lincolnshire an even better known place helping to attract more tourists to the area.”
The Chairman can be contacted via Rachel Wallis, Civic & Lord-Lieutenant’s Officer, (01522) 552111.