New council chairman

Portsmouth South MP Stephen Morgan at the Scrap The Cap rally, held in Guildhall Square

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THE new chairman of Hampshire County Council has been announced.

Councillor Andrew Joy, a council member since 2009, was given the title at the county council’s annual meeting on Thursday, May 17. Cllr Joy said: ‘I am honoured to have been asked to represent the council.’