New Chair and Vice Chair for Flintshire County Council
On Tuesday, 1 May, Flintshire County Council elected Councillor Paul Cunningham as Chairman.
Councillor Cunningham has been a member of Flintshire County Council since April 2014.
Councillor Cunningham lives in Flint and is married to Joan and has four children and six granddaughters. Mrs. Cunningham will be Councillor Cunningham's Consort.
Councillor Cunningham said:
"I'm delighted to be elected as Chairman of Flintshire County Council for the coming year. It is a great honour to represent such an incredible County as ours. I will carry out my duties to the best of my ability and represent Flintshire with pride."
The Vice-Chairman for the coming 12 months will be Councillor Marion Bateman who represents Northop and has been a member of the Council since November 2009. She has been a Sychdyn Member of Northop Community Councillor for many years and has been Chair of the Council in the past. She is a governor at Ysgol Sychdyn and a member of the North Wales Fire & Rescue Authority.
Councillor Bateman is married to Haydn and has one son and twin grandsons. Councillor Haydn Batman will be her Consort.