I have been leaked the following email from the defeated LibDem leader of Winchester City Council to a group of colleagues...
"With regret, following the May 4th elections I can take no further part in the affairs of SEERA or SEEDA. Such are the decisions made by the electorate and based on nothing of significance to the City Council but rather on the behaviour of our MP! So in resigning (? - having been farcibly resigned) can I wish you all an interesting select committee and better fortune than I have enjoyed here in Winchester.
Sheila Campbell, Leader of Winchester City Council"
Shouldn't that be "Ex" Leader?