By David Maclean Political Correspondent of the Leicester Mercury
Mayor of Leicester Sir Peter Soulsby has unveiled his new cabinet of councillors.
The new leader of the city yesterday announced he had re-appointed three current cabinet members – Mohammed Dawood, Vi Dempster and Sarah Russell.
Two appointees, Piara Singh Clair and Manjula Sood, are former lord mayors, while Ted Cassidy is the only newly-elected councillor to make the cabinet cut.
The six, who will be referred to as assistant mayors rather than cabinet members, were called on Sunday night and invited to join the powerful decision-making panel, alongside Sir Peter and deputy Rory Palmer.
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