Stoke-on-Trent City Council is to be governed by a four way ruling coalition in what has been described as an historical moment.
Labour, the Conservative & Independent Alliance, The Liberal Democrats and the City Independents will form the ruling administration following tomorrows [Thursday] Annual Council Meeting.
Mohammed Pervez [Lab] is to be the new Council Leader and Ross Irving [CIA] will become the Deputy Leader.
The Cabinet will be made up of 5 councillors from Labour. Although it has not been confirmed, PnP expect them to be Cllr Pervez, Cllr Tom Reynolds, Cllr Debra Gratton, Cllr Sarah Hill & Cllr Merv Smith.
There will be 2 Cabinet positions for the Conservative & Independent Alliance, Cllr Ross Irving and Cllr Hazel Lyth.
The City Independent Group will also have 2 Cabinet places, expected to be Cllr Brian Ward and Cllr Terry Follows.
Kieran Clarke will be the lone Liberal Democrat voice on the Cabinet.
Pits n Pots were at the official press conference and were able to record Audio Interviews with all the Group Leaders and get their thoughts on this historic coalition.