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Chairman meets with Chinese ambassador to discuss future investment in Surrey

Surrey County Council’s Chairman Tony Samuels has discussed future investment in the county with China’s ambassador to the United Kingdom. Mr Samuels said: “I had the privilege of meeting Ambassador Liu Xiaoming at a Guildhall reception recently. I commented that there were no multi-national Chinese companies in Surrey. He investigated further and subsequently invited me … Continue reading

VIDEO: New chairman and vice-chairman elected

Peter Martin has been elected as the new chairman of Surrey County Council following Sally Marks’ two years in post. Mr Martin takes on the role after serving as deputy leader between 2011 and 2017 and will be supported by Tony Samuels who becomes vice-chairman. The county councillor for Godalming South, Milford and Witley chaired his first … Continue reading

Surrey’s new Coroner’s Court officially opens

Surrey County Council Chairman Sally Marks has opened a new Coroner’s Court complex in Woking. Surrey High Sheriff Elizabeth Kennedy and Her Majesty’s Senior Coroner for Surrey, Richard Travers, were present at the opening ceremony, alongside the Chief Coroner of England and Wales, His Honour Judge Peter Thornton QC, as well as the Mayor and … Continue reading

Flag raised to mark Commonwealth Day

Councillors and staff joined Surrey County Council chairman David Munro in a ceremony to mark Commonwealth Day at County Hall today. Mr Munro said: “This unique initiative, building on highly successful inaugural events last year, will see over 650 other Commonwealth flags raised in 38 Commonwealth countries. “It has caught the imagination of thousands of … Continue reading

New Chairman and Vice Chairman take over at Surrey County Council

David Munro has replaced Lavinia Sealy as the Chairman of Surrey County Council. Mr Munro stepped up from his previous position as Vice Chairman, with Sally Marks taking his place in that role. The county councillor for Farnham South took the chair at today’s (21 May 2013) meeting of the Full Council and in his … Continue reading

County Council supports Eagle Christmas Toy Appeal

Surrey County Council’s Chairman, Mrs Lavinia Sealy, has presented Eagle Radio with a cheque for £300 to put towards the station’s Christmas Toy Appeal. The money will go towards ensuring less fortunate children across the county have a present to unwrap on Christmas Day. More than 2,500 toys for the appeal have also been collected … Continue reading


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