Council decides on new committee posts

COUNCILLORS have been chosen to fill vacant posts on various Scarborough Borough Council committees

The decision was taken at a meeting of the full council earlier this week with members opting for a paper vote where there were more candidates than available places.

After the ballot: *Coun Geoff Evans was named as the chairman of the Service Performance Overview and Scrutiny Committee

*Coun Colin Challen was named as the chairman of the Corporate Strategy Overview and Scrutiny Committee

*Coun John Ritchie was named as the vice chairman of the Projects and Partnerships Overview and Scrutiny Committee.

During the meeting councillors also voted by a show of hands to appoint:

*Coun Godfrey Allanson as the chairman of Projects and Partnerships Overview and Scrutiny Committee

*Coun Dilys Cluer as the vice chairman of the Corporate Strategy Overview and Scrutiny Committee

*Coun Tim Lawn as the vice chairman of the Service Performance Overview and Scrutiny Committee

*Coun Joe Plant as the chairman and Coun Herbert Tindall as the vice chairman of the Human Resources Overview and Scrutiny Committee

*Coun Brian Watson as the chairman and Coun James Preston as the vice chairman of the Licensing Committee

*Coun Helen Mallory as the chairman and Coun Colin Challen as the vice chairman of the Audit Committee

*Coun Herbert Tindall as the chairman and Coun Sandra Turner as the vice chairman of the Northern Area Committee

*Coun Dave Billing as the chairman and Coun Dilys Cluer as the vice chairman of the Central Urban Area Committee.