The Chorleywood Residents' District Association opted for Annette Naughton to take the job as chairman.

Ms Naughton, who replaces Raj Khiroya, said: “I'd like to thank Raj for his invaluable contribution and to welcome the new committee members who will be working with us for the next 12 months.”

It also voted to change of name of the group to The Chorleywood Residents' Association.

The guest speaker, Jan Filochowski, chief executive of West Hertfordshire Hospital NHS trust, is about to take the stage.