Worcestershire County Council elects youngest ever Chairman

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Councillor Kyle Daisley has been elected as the new Chairman for Worcestershire County Council for the civic year 2023/24.

Kyle has been a County Councillor, representing the Bromsgrove South division in the Bromsgrove area since 2019, and becomes the youngest Chairman the County Council has ever had.
He will be taking over the role from Councillor Chris Rogers, who was elected Chairman in May last year.

In his time as a County Councillor, Kyle has been Chairman of the Children and Families Panel, and also began leading the Scrutiny task group looking into Children’s Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS). 
Councillor Kyle Daisley, Chairman of Worcestershire County Council said: “I am honoured to have been elected the Chairman of Worcestershire County Council. It is a great privilege to be the youngest Chairman the County Council has ever had. I will be focusing on bringing communities together, support for improving mental health and ensuring that young people have a voice in shaping Worcestershire’s future.”

He added: During my year I will be visiting all areas of the County and wish to support community initiatives, events and projects. I believe that Worcestershire has a bright future and by working together we can make Worcestershire an even better place to live, work and visit.” 
Councillor Alan Amos has been appointed Vice Chairman for the new Civic year.