Newark MP Robert Jenrick replaced as president of Nottinghamshire Association of Local Councils by Ivor Walker
The new president of the Nottinghamshire Association of Local Councils has been announced.
Ivor Walker, of Elston, will take over the role from Newark MP Robert Jenrick.
The change was announced at the association’s annual general meeting.
When asked what he would like to bring to the position, Ivor said: “What I would like to do is try and bring county and district councillors to the Nottinghamshire Association of Local Councils.
“I shall try my best to try and get the three of us working closer together.”
Ivor would like to give more support to parish councils.
He would also like to widen the lines of communication between the association and county and district councillors.
“The association is there to help parish councils,” said Ivor.
“We do training classes as well for them in things like planning and finance.”
Ivor has 40 years of experience on Elston Parish Council. He has a further 34 years of experience as a councillor for Newark and Sherwood District Council.
The Nottinghamshire Association of Local Councils is a membership organisation that serves to support and advise town and parish council meetings in the county.
It is one of 44 associations in the country affiliated to the National Association of Local Councils.
Visit nottsalc.org.uk to find out more about the association.