Former Sheffield Council leader Paul Scriven to stand in local elections

Paul Scriven, former Leader of the Sheffield City Council
Paul Scriven, former Leader of the Sheffield City Council

Former Sheffield Council leader and peer Lord Paul Scriven is to stand as a councillor again in all-out local elections next year.

Lord Scriven was leader from 2008-2011, lost his seat on the council in 2012 and is currently a member of the House of Lords. He has been selected to stand for Ecclesall in May 2016 for the Liberal Democrats.