B&NES Council has announced today (19th July) that Councillor Martin Veal has resigned his position as Cabinet Member for Community Services with immediate effect for ‘personal reasons’.
The Leader of the Council, Councillor Tim Warren will be temporarily taking over responsibility for Community Services until permanent arrangements are made.
In a statement, B&NES Council said it would “like to place on record its thanks to Councillor Veal for his hard work and service on the Cabinet over the past 2 years as a Cabinet Member.”
Councillor Veal will continue to represent his ward, Bathavon North, as a councillor on Bath & North East Somerset Council.
B&NES Council have said they will be making no further comment on the resignation.