On Wednesday evening Cllr Robert Francis was elected Chairman of the Council of the Isles of Scilly for 2018.
Cllr Francis defeated outgoing Chair Cllr Ted Moulson 8-3 at full meeting of Council at the Old Wesleyan Chapel on St Mary's.
After being sworn in the new Chairman used his vote to re-elect Cllr Fran Grottick as Vice-Chair after a tied 6-6 vote with Cllr Avril Mumford.
The full session of council can be viewed by clicking here.
The new Chair of the Council of the Isles of Scilly joined Will on the phone to give him his reaction to being elected and to talk about his vision for Scilly.