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Cllr Keith Baker announced as the new leader of Wokingham Conservatives

Published: 30 May 2014 09:303 comments

CLLR Keith Baker has been elected as the new leader of the ruling Conservative party in Wokingham.

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He will take over from Cllr David Lee following a meeting of the party last night, and Cllr Baker will stand as the Conservative candidate to be the new Council Leader, a position that will be voted on at the Council meeting on June 12.

Cllr Baker has been a Wokingham Borough Councillor since 2006 and has served as an Executive Member for various portfolios for the past seven years.

Cllr Baker, who represents Coronation ward - has lived in the borough most of his life and also serves as the Leader of Woodley Town Council.

Cllr Baker said: “I am honoured and delighted to have been elected the new Leader of Conservative Group.

"I am taking over at a time when people of Wokingham borough have clearly indicated their support for Conservative policies. I intend to build on this success and will listen to the views of all the borough’s residents.”

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