At Salisbury City Council’s Full Council meeting on Monday 16th November, Councillor Liz Sirman was elected as the new Leader of the City Council following Councillor Jeremy Nettle stepping down from this position. At the same meeting Councillor Simon Jackson was elected as the Deputy Leader.
Councillor Sirman said, “It is an honour and privilege to be elected as the leader of Salisbury City Council and I look forward to working with all the councillors in the coming months to promote the interests of the city”.
Councillor Sirman is the ward Councillor for St Edmunds and Milford. For the first 30 years of her life Liz lived and worked in London. Her family then moved to Fordingbridge before moving to Salisbury where she has lived for the past 30 years. For the past 15 years she has lived in the St Edmund & Milford ward. Liz set up and managed the Salisbury Children’s Contact Centre for many years. Over the past year Liz has supported The Family Counselling Trust. This is a charity that offers counselling to young people who are experiencing mental health issues.