No-show Tory quits Welwyn Hatfield Council

NO-SHOW Tory Paul Smith has stepped down from Welwyn Hatfield Council today (Wednesday), the WHT can exclusively reveal. The 22-year-old came under fire last month when it emerged he had not attended

NO-SHOW Tory Paul Smith has stepped down from Welwyn Hatfield Council today (Wednesday), the WHT can exclusively reveal.

The 22-year-old came under fire last month when it emerged he had not attended any council meetings since November.

He initially refused to quit despite calls for his head, but today a spokesman for Welwyn Hatfield Conservatives said Mr Smith had tendered his resignation.

A by-election for his Hatfield East seat is expected to be held in June when county and European polls take place.


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