PERSONAL issues have forced a South Yorkshire councillor to resign less than two years after being elected.
Coun Roy Butterwood has given up his St Helen’s Ward seat on Barnsley Council.
He said: “I am quite simply unable to give the time and commitment expected of a modern day councillor.”
Council leader Coun Steve Houghton said: “The council is disappointed to lose such a hard working and committed councillor.”
A by-election will be held on Thursday, October 13.