New chairman elected for Horsham District Council

A new chairman of Horsham District Council (HDC) has been elected following a meeting last night (Wednesday May 22).

Councillor Philip Circus (Con, Chanctonbury) will represent the local authority for the civic year 2013 to 2014.

He takes over the role from Leonard Crosbie (Lib Dem, Trafalgar) who was chairman from 2012 to 2013.

Christian Mitchell (Con, Holbrook West) was appointed vice chairman of the council.