Councillor Pat Ball announces resignation from Dukes Ward seat
Councillor Pat Ball has resigned from her post as a ward member in Dukes, Southport.
At a full council meeting in Bootle Town Hall last night (Thursday, September 21) the council was informed of Cllr Ball’s resignation, before party leaders offered their heartfelt tributes to her.
Cllr Dave Robinson, Mayor of Sefton, said:
“On behalf of the Council I would like to extend our appreciation for all of Pat’s hard work as Ward Councillor and Member of Sefton Council.
“We wish her well for the future.”
Leader of Sefton Conservatives Cllr Denise Dutton led the tributes, highlighting her continued hard work and commitment for her residents.
She was joined in the tributes by the Leader of Sefton Council & the Labour Group, Cllr Ian Maher, Leader of the Liberal Democrat Party, Cllr Sue McGuire, Leader of the Independent Group, Cllr Maria Bennett and Cllr Ball’s Dukes Ward colleagues.
Plans for a Dukes ward by-election are now being looked at with further details released in due course.