Change to ‘chair’ not that important

Dear Sir, — I am fairly certain that the residents of Congleton were hoping once the newly-elected town councillors settled down, they would start working to get the improvements Congleton badly needs.
So I was surprised that the first thing that hits the headlines was the title of the committee chairman. Personally I have very little interest in what they are called, so for it to be replaced by the title of chair as being more gender neutral, according to Coun Kay Wesley of the Women’s Equality Party, is not that important. What is strange is that she is very happy to stand for a party with “men” in its name.

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