Richard Leppington, UKIP County Councillor for Blakeney and Bream was appointed to serve on the Scrutiny Committee supervising the operation of the Strategic Economic Plan for Gloucestershire.
The strategic Economic Plan for Gloucestershire was successfully submitted to Government recently. It is designed to grow the Gloucestershire economy.
Richard said " I am glad to have the chance to make sure that the Forest gets its fair share of investment and job creation. We desperately need to get more well paid local employment in the area"