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Cllr Susan McNicholas steps down from Cabinet

COUNCILLOR Susan McNicholas Cabinet Member for Future Generations has announced she is stepping down from her Cabinet role at the Council’s AGM on May 18.

Councillor McNicholas, who represents the Ynyscedwyn Ward and has been a member of the cabinet since May 2022, said she was stepping down for health reasons.

She is a member of the Welsh Labour Party and shares the Cabinet portfolio responsibility with Cllr Sandra Davies, who will assume full Cabinet responsibilities on a full-time basis. 

“Serving on the Cabinet has been an honour and I strongly believe that as a Cabinet we have already made a positive impact on the lives of residents and businesses in Powys,” said Cllr McNicholas.

“I have valued my time on the Cabinet, and I wish my cabinet colleagues well for the future. I will continue as the County Councillor representing Ynyscedwyn Ward.” 

The Leader, Councillor James Gibson-Watt thanked Councillor McNicholas for her hard work and contributions to the cabinet during the first 12-months of the new Cabinet’s life.

“During her time on the Cabinet Susan has shown integrity, loyalty and passion for her role and I wish her well in the future,” he said.