Keith Morris Resigns as Leader of Dover District Council


Keith Morris has today (14 October 2019) announced his resignation as Leader of Dover District Council with immediate effect.  He has been the Leader since October 2017 and a district councillor since May 2011.

Keith Morris also stood down as councillor for the Guston, Kingsdown and St Margaret's-at-Cliffe ward.  Details of a by-election will be announced in due course.

Cllr Sue Chandler, Deputy Leader will assume the responsibilities of the Leader of the Council.  Cllr Chandler represents the Sandwich ward and is also a Member of Kent County Council.

Keith Morris said: “I have greatly enjoyed my two years as Leader of the Council.  I am leaving for purely personal reasons.  I thank my fellow councillors and the officers of DDC for their unstinting support.”

Posted on 14 October 2019

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