Cabinet member’s voluntary duties

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A COUNCIL cabinet member has been given extra responsibility to develop relationships with the voluntary sector.

Cllr Colin Spence, portfolio holder for public protection for Suffolk County Council, was handed the additional duties by the authority’s leader Mark Bee.

Cllr Spence said: “I respect the fantastic work done by voluntary organisations across Suffolk.

“Their role will become increasingly important as we move forward in a very challenging environment.

“I look forward to being involved in a shared agenda for change.”