Congratulations from all Castle Point Conservatives to County Councillor Jill Reeves who is the new Chairman of Essex County Council.
Jill has been a County Councillor since 1985, representing Hadleigh Division since 2005, and before that Benfleet Division.
During this time she has served on a variety of committees including chairing Health Overview Policy and Scrutiny Committee for many years. She chairs the Member Development Steering Group and previously chaired the Scrutiny Board. Cllr Reeves has also been a member of the Development and Regulation Committee.
Cllr Reeves has been married to Richard for 43 years. She has lived in Benfleet her whole life, where the couple share their home with three Golden Retrievers.
Cllr Jill Reeves said: “It is an honour to accept the position of Chairman and I am proud to continue serving the residents and communities of Essex as the new Chairman of Essex County Council.