Phil Green joins county council board

Phil Green is to join Lancashire County Council as its new director of growth, environment and planning.

His role will cover several departments including business growth, strategic development and planning.

Phil joins from Bolton Council where he has worked for more than 23 years, and is currently assistant director of economic development and regeneration.

Phil will start his new role with the county council on Monday 29 July.

He takes up the director post on a permanent basis from Richard Kenny, who has held the post on interim basis.