The Conservative leader of Nottinghamshire County Council says her decision to retire from politics is due to 'personal reasons'.
Councillor Kay Cutts has issued a statement, following the recent announcement that she will not contest her Radcliffe-on-Trent seat at the next County Council Elections in 2021.
It comes after it was reported she survived a rival leadership challenge, meaning she will stay as the leader until the elections in May.
Councillor Cutts said: “I am retiring from politics after 32 proud years serving my community and the people of Nottinghamshire.
"This decision has been solely mine is for entirely personal reasons.
"It is the right thing for me, the
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