In, out, council’s shaken all about

Sunshine on Halifax Town Hall, with blue sky above.

Sunshine on Halifax Town Hall, with blue sky above.

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A dramatic night of events has seen wholesale changes in the running of Calderdale Council after former leader Councillor Tim Swift was ousted after a vote of no confidence.

The turn of events saw Conservative leader Coun Stephen Baines issue the motion at full council and the move was supported by the Liberal Democrats and by Independent Coun Colin Raistrick.

The decision to submit the vote of no confidence came to a head over the outcomes of the scrutiny meeting discussing evening parking charges in Halifax and the controversial propsals for Hipperholme 
crossroads.

 

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