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Turriff councillor elected as Aberdeenshire Liberal Democrat group leader

By David Porter

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Aberdeenshire Council Liberal Democrats have announced that councillor Anne Stirling (Turriff and District) has been elected as their group leader.

Councillor Anne Stirling will lead the Liberal Democrats in Aberdeenshire
Councillor Anne Stirling will lead the Liberal Democrats in Aberdeenshire

She brings significant experience to the role having previously served as group leader and Leader of the Council.

Councillor Stirling speaking on behalf of the 14 strong Liberal Democrat Group said, “We are absolutely delighted with our progress in the elections last week.

"We have not only regained a councillor in East Garioch, but we have also expanded our representation to include Banff and Buchan, and Buchan. "This means that all six administrative areas now have strong Liberal Democrat voices.

“We had candidates in every ward.

"We thank everyone who stood as well as the volunteers and campaign teams who supported them.

"We also want to pay tribute to colleagues who either stood down or were unsuccessful in the election and who have contributed so much to Aberdeenshire and their communities.

“Going forward, the team will focus on the delivery of local priorities for the benefit of our communities.”

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