Caithness councillor resigns for health reasons
- 21 February 2013
- From the section Highlands & Islands
Highland councillor Robert Coghill has resigned for medical reasons.
Mr Coghill represented Landward Caithness and was a member of Highland Council's Independent Group. He also helps to run a farm at Halkirk.
A councillor since 2007, Mr Coghill said he was disappointed at having to stand down, but added that he could not ignore medical advice.
A by-election will be held on 2 May, with the count taking place the following day.