TRAFFORD’S ruling Conservative group has elected a new deputy leader.

Cllr Michael Young has stepped up to fill the vacancy created by the election of Cllr Sean Anstee as leader.

Cllr Young has represented Altrincham Ward for the past eight years and is an executive member for adult social care.

Cllr Young said: “I am honoured to have been chosen to fill this position by my peers and look forward to working with Sean as our new leader.”