Cumbria County Council has announced its new Deputy Leader.
A county council spokesperson said: "Following the sad death of CounJo Stephenson, the Leader of the Council, Stewart Young, has appointed CounClare Feeney-Johnson as Deputy Leader of Cumbria County Council with immediate effect.
"Clare is acting as Leader of the Liberal Democrat Group until elections are held on September 5, 2014."
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