New Suffolk cabinet unveiled
There are four departures from the cabinet and three new faces.
New deputy leader Mary Evans takes over responsibility for roads, transport and rural affairs from outgoing deputy Jane Storey who leaves the cabinet.
Richard Rout is the new cabinet member for the environment and public protection – including the fire service. These were previously the responsibility of Mr Hicks.
James Reeder is the new cabinet member for public health. Gordon Jones, Richard Smith, and Beccy Hopfensperger retain their existing portfolios.
Cabinet member for Ipswich Paul West has his role expanded to include responsibilities for communities and waste disposal.
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Mr Hicks will retain responsibility for broadband and economic development.
Robin Millar and Tony Goldson join Mr Noble and Mrs Storey in returning to the backbenches.
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- 2 'A rut had set in and it needed to change... we will have got one or two wrong' - Cook on his Ipswich Town squad cull
- 3 Haverhill firm goes into liquidation with just £2.42 in the bank
- 4 Swimmers report sickness symptoms after dip in Suffolk river
- 5 Family 'devastated' after elderly man's Reliant Robin tipped over
- 6 Evans on Town's 'powerful' mantra, not shying away from favourites tag and working under Cook again
- 7 Suffolk pub reopens with exclusive Champagne carvery
- 8 Olly Murs in hospital after leg injury from Newmarket Nights gig
- 9 Edmundson ruled out of opener as Cook discusses 'four, five or six' more transfers
- 10 Nearly 20,000 parking fines since council took control of enforcement