Labour announces new Doncaster leader

Coun Glyn Jones
Coun Glyn Jones
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FORMER deputy leader Glyn Jones has been elected as the new leader of the Doncaster Council’s Labour group.

He takes over from Sandra Holland, who had decided to stand down after this months local authority elections, which saw Labour gain six wards. Labour now has 50 of Doncaster’s 63 councillors.

He is understood to have been one of two candidates for the post who threw their hats in the ring at a party meeting at Mansion House yesterday.