Search

BREAKING: Havering council leader to step down

08:17 21 January 2014

Cllr Michael White

Cllr Michael White

Archant

Councillor Michael White last night announced he is to step down as leader of Havering Council.

He broke the shock news at a Conservative Party meeting after returning from holiday in Africa.

The decision comes just months before the Havering Council elections.

It is believed a job offer presents a conflict of interest for Cllr White.

Deputy council leader, Cllr Steven Kelly, will take the reigns in the lead-up to the election with Cllr Michael Armstrong serving as his deputy.

Visit the website throughout the day for more.

Related articles

0 comments

Latest News Stories

Aaron Kumar was bullied when he was growing up but has now written a book about his experiences

Looking back on his school days with a glimmer of sadness, a freelance writer is determined to help children stop bullying by passing on his experiences.

07:00
Snaresbrook Crown Court (Picture: John Stillwell/PA)

A Rainham woman has admitted shaking a baby so violently she left him with brain damage, jurors were told yesterday.

59 minutes ago
Planned engineering work could affect your journey this weekend.

There is a relatively minor programme of planned closures on the Tube and Overground network this weekend - but they could still affect your journey. Read on for the lowdown.

Trains travelling towards London Liverpool Street from Ilford are being delayed due to a signal fault at Maryland.

Most read news

WW100

Click on the banner above for full coverage of the centenary commemorations of the outbreak of the First World War.

News from your area

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Romford Recorder e-edition today E-edition

America is responsible for a lot of things – good and bad. The jury’s still out on Black Friday.

From Nigel Farage to George Galloway, it’s been a year of people trying to make a change in politics.

If you’ve taken time off to escape from your boss, you’re not alone.

The judge reckons the PC did not have enough wit to invent the story.