Chairman of Lincolnshire County Council
County Councillor Martin Trollope-Bellew was elected the new Chairman for Lincolnshire County Council on 20 May, with Councillor Andrew Hagues elected as his deputy.
Councillor Trollope-Bellew represents Stamford Rural and lives in Barholm.
After serving for 19 years on the County Council, including ten years as chief whip, Councillor Trollope-Bellew is very much looking forward to his year in office.
He said: “I am particularly interested in the growth of small businesses and during my time as Chairman will help promote the rural economy in all its forms, from farming to leisure and tourism.”
As Chairman, he will be raising money and supporting his chosen charities, the Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire Air Ambulance Service and Prostate Cancer UK. Before accepting the role of Chairman, Councillor Trollope-Bellew was Vice-Chairman to the outgoing Chairman, Councillor William Webb.
Councillor Trollope-Bellew added: “I am looking forward to serving the residents of Lincolnshire as Chairman and to meeting as many people and organisations as possible during the next year.”
The Chairman can be contacted via Rachel Wallis, Civic & Lord-Lieutenant’s Officer, (01522) 552111.