EELGA's new Chair and Vice-Chair announced...Cllr Matthew Hicks and Cllr Graham Butland

EELGA would like to announce the appointment of incoming Chair, Cllr Matthew Hicks (Leader, Suffolk County Council) and new Vice-Chair, Cllr Graham Butland (Leader, Braintree District Council).

Everyone at EELGA would like to share their thanks to outgoing Chair, Cllr Linda Haysey (Leader, East Hertfordshire District Council). The team are incredibly grateful to Cllr Haysey for leading the organisation through unprecedented times over the last two years and enhancing the support provided to all 50 member councils. 

On his appointment to the Chair, Cllr Matthew Hicks said “I see the chairmanship of this Association as a great honour, and I commit to you all in doing all I can to strengthen and deepen the collaboration between us. EELGA’s support is far-reaching, including support from the core membership and additional capacity provided by the Talent Bank. It is by working and supporting each other that we can best overcome the challenges we face.”