Nick Rushton – Leader of Leicestershire County Council

Nick Rushton has told County Councillors he has been diagnosed with cancer and will soon be undergoing treatment

Nick Rushton

Nick Rushton informed members at a meeting of the County Council today that he has been diagnosed with cancer and will soon be undergoing treatment.

Deborah Taylor, the Deputy Leader, is stepping up to be the Acting Leader in Nick Rushton’s absence.

Robert Ashman is joining the Cabinet to take on responsibilities for economic development.

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